Policing on the Isle of Man has "improved immeasurably".
That's the message from outgoing police inspector Derek Flint who's leaving the force after being medically retired.
His departure follows a 27 year career which latterly saw him responsible for Operations Support - looking after roads policing, firearms and emergency planning.
He's also been the force's PR and media liaison officer for the last 10 years.
Inspector Flint says he's always worn his heart on his sleeve:
And he says in light of events this week it's a time of "mixed emotions":