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S.C. Chief Resigns After Using Racial Slur

May 27, 2011  | 

The chief of the Pickens (S.C.) Police Department has tendered his resignation, following his admission that he used a racial slur to refer to council members.

Chief Tommy Ellenburg resigned after a 15-day suspension for using the N-word. The chief had been under fire by the NAACP and other community groups. More than 200 people shows up to a community meeting to address his possible resignation.

Source: Greenville News

Tags: Officer Misconduct, Police Chiefs


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Chris Fine @ 5/31/2011 7:15 AM

I was required to join some newspaper service by using your link to the full story. Please just type the whole story and I'll take a pass on going to the media outlet with their sales crap. The link from your small info blurb to the media source is often more trouble than it's worth. This unless you get money from that source? Thanks.

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