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Police chief quits, then all other officers follow suit in Missouri town


Deputies, agents and officers are quitting in record numbers around the country, including some cases where entire departments walk out amid an anti-police narrative throughout the country.

Such was the case in Missouri recently, when Kimberling City Police Chief Craig Alexander put in his notice on August 23- after accepting another position elsewhere. 

According to Fox News, Alexander told the town’s mayor that he wanted a change and to better himself. Also a lack of proper funding and not even having a clerk played in the decision.

Soon after, three officers and a sergeant took their leave as well.

Staffing, training, administrative and pay woes appear to be the top reasons for the mass departure. 

“We’re looking for officers, we’re looking for a new police chief and I think we’ll be fine,” Kimberling Mayor Bob Fritz said of the situation, noting that the local sheriff’s office would take over patrol duties until the agency could be re-staffed.

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