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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.

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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.

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.

NYPD Officer Resigns After Refusing to Enter Ax Murder Scene

Officer Sean Doohan stepped down on April 27, less than a week after he and fellow Officer Mary Sobieski were suspended for failure to take appropriate action, officials told the New York Post.

Oklahoma Sheriff, Her Deputies, and a K-9 Resign Over Dangerous Jail Conditions

Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett told local media a carbon monoxide leak that occurred last month and sent four employees to the emergency room had not been addressed, a proper fire alarm system wasn't in place and methane gases permeate the jail because of poorly-installed plumbing. She also said inmates had been shocked while taking showers because of exposed wiring.

North Carolina Chief Resigns Over Controversial Video

Hooper was hired in 2015 to oversee a department with a budget that's grown to $29 million with up to 238 sworn officers plus 58 other employees.