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Dodge City Police Chief Resigns

KSCB News - April 18, 2011 8:12 am

Dodge City’s police chief has resigned
because of questions about whether he violated Kansas deer-hunting
laws last winter.
Robin James turned in his resignation Friday because he said the
investigation of a December deer hunting incident was causing
issues within the department.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks started looking into
whether James had used a spotlight for hunting, and if he had
permission to be on the property last year.
The Dodge City Globe reports James was off-duty at the time of
the incident.
The state agency wrapped up its investigation in February and
submitted the case to the Ford County attorney. The case was turned
over to the state attorney general’s office to avoid a perceived
conflict of interest.
James was appointed as police chief last May.

 

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