Chief Daniel Paez of the Perrysburg (OH) Police Department has submitted his resignation—effective on January 8, 2019—after a Lucas County Sheriff's Office investigation into Paez's response to a shooting in August.
Newly elected Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has reportedly notified nearly 500 supervisors on his staff that their jobs are being reevaluated, firing outright 18 top executives.
Anthony Akers, a 38-year-old who has a history of drug abuse and protection order violations, is presently wanted by the Washington Department of Corrections for Failure to Comply.
Baltimore County Chief of Police Terrence Sheridan has about six months remaining on the job while County Executive Johnny Olszewski conducts a national search for a replacement, according to the Baltimore Sun.
“There’s an increased potential for officers to be criminally liable for making a good-faith mistake,” said Terry Sult, the police chief in Hampton, Va. “We’re seeing a lot more media coverage of officers being prosecuted, and that weighs heavily on a lot of officers' hearts. ... That’s a stressor on whether I want to stay in this position or not.”