Entire Police Force Resigns Amid Complaints Of ‘Micro-Managing’ Mayor


The entire police force of Pine Ridge, South Carolina, quit their jobs in protest of alleged micro-management by the city’s mayor in October, according to The State.

The Pine Ridge Police Department’s interim police chief, Lt. Vincent Silano, the only full-time police officer for the town of 2,000, resigned on Oct. 13 of this year, The State reported. The department would normally have three full-time cops.

Silano cited “the constant impediment of police matters and micro-managing at the hands of Mayor Robert Wells” in his resignation letter.

Silano was the fourth police chief for the small town in the last three years, the Washingt… (Read more)

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