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A sex scandal in Detroit has forced out its chief of police, the second person in two years to resign from the position after allegations of inappropriate relations with a female officer in the department.
At a news conference on Monday, Mayor Dave Bing announced that the chief, Ralph L. Godbee Jr., had decided to step down after news emerged last week that he was having an affair with an internal affairs officer in the department.
"He was very contrite yesterday," said the mayor, who spoke with Mr. Godbee on Sunday. "He felt he had let me down. He felt he had let the department down. And he felt he had let the people of Detroit down."
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