Benzie Co. Sheriff Announces He is Retiring

There’s a change coming to law enforcement in Benzie County.

On Monday, the sheriff announced he’s going to retire.

Ted Schendel will not run for re-election next year, but will finish his term.

Schendel has spent 39 years in law enforcement and has been Benzie County Sheriff since being elected in 2012.

He spent much of his career in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Schendel endorsed the candidacy of his Undersheriff, Kyle Rosa, as he seeks election to be sheriff.