LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Public Safety Director John Wilson retires today, after serving Lee County emergency management for 27 years.

This announcement was made to the Lee County Commissioners on Friday morning.

Additionally, Deputy Director Kim Dickerson was placed on paid, administrative leave while the internal review of MedStar operations continues.

Assistant County Manager Holly Schwartz will serve as Acting Public Safety Director. Deputy Chief Ground EMS Operations Manager Scott Tuttle will serve as Acting Deputy Public Safety Director. 

WINK News will bring you more details as the story develops.