Hutto Police Chief Paul Hall will soon step down, according to a city press release. Hall's last day with the city will be Sept. 30, after which he will retire.

Hall began his career in law enforcement in 1986, serving in several offices including the Texas Army National Guard and Williamson County Sheriff's Office.

He served as Hutto's assistant police chief beginning April 2017 and was promoted to police chief in April 2019.

Assistant Police Chief Cody Cazalas will serve as interim police chief until the city selects a new chief.

According to the release, the city’s process for recruiting and hiring a new police chief will involve significant community input.