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Seattle Chief Says She Resigned Over City Council Not Seeking Her Advice, Disrespect to Officers

“This is not about the money and certainly isn’t about the demonstrators” who were blocked on a road near her home by neighbors, Best said. “Be real. I have a thicker skin than that. It really is about the overarching lack of respect for the officers, the men and women who work so hard day in and day out.”

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Arizona Police Chief Offers Resignation Following In-Custody Death

Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus offered his resignation during a press conference on Wednesday, during which video footage was shown of an incident in April that led to the in-custody death of a man named Carlos Ingram Lopez.

Kansas Officer Resigns After Fabricating McDonald's "Pig" Coffee Cup

Herington Police Chief Brian Hornaday confirmed the unnamed officer made up the story about being given a coffee cup with "F-----g pig" written on it. Hornaday said the officer told him the incident was “meant to be a joke.”

Every Member of Small Illinois Police Department Resigns

Every member of the East Galesburg (IL) Police Department has tendered their resignation—effective later in November—along with the mayor, the city clerk, and a maintenance worker.

NYPD Commissioner Resigns, Replacement Named

New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill resigned Monday after three years as the head of the nation's largest police force.

FL Officer Who Pushed Subject Off Roof Docked One Vacation Day

An officer with the Kissimmee (FL) Police Department who pushed a subject off a roof nine feet above a backyard lawn has received his punishment: one less vacation day.

University Professor Blames Police Training for Recent Fatal Shootings

A criminal justice professor at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth believes that police training is to blame for the death of Atatiana Jefferson, who was shot and killed by former Fort Worth Officer Aaron Dean on Saturday.

Texas Officer Resigns After Fatal Shooting of Woman in Her Home

Police Chief Ed Kraus said he intended to fire Officer Aaron Dean, who had been on the force since April 2018, on Monday morning, but Dean resigned first.

Florida Officer Who Allegedly Made Workplace Violence Threat Resigns

An officer with the Tarpon Springs (FL) Police Department who reportedly threatened to "shoot up" his department if he didn't get the job he wanted has resigned from the agency.

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South Bend Officer Resigns

South Bend, IN, Sgt. Ryan O'Neill is currently the subject of a special prosecutor investigation and a civil lawsuit stemming from a fatal OIS in June. South Bend Police confirmed his resignation on Twitter.