A familiar voice on your police scanner has retired.

The Washington Police Department’s John Cavanaugh started his career in January of 1991 and shortly after took on the responsibilities of IDACS coordinator.

His voice could mostly be heard on the radio during the overnight hours.

On Wednesday the Washington PD congratulated Cavanaugh on his 31 years of service.

He also a member of the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department in Daviess County.