Tampa police chief resigns after dodging traffic ticket


The chief of police in Tampa Florida has resigned her position. Accused of abusing her authority after a traffic stop in a golf cart last month. According to the conversation on a pinellas county deputy's body cam video. On November 12 he pulls over Kevin O'Connor, who's the husband of the temple police chief. We went to the club. It was closed, so we went over and picked up some. Is your camera on? Who knows? I left the police chief in Tampa. Mario Connor asks the deputy. Hoping that you just let us go tonight. Oh, okay. Say thank each other for their police service and the O'Connor's drive off. But the Tampa police department launched an internal affairs review and determined that Mario O'Connor violated department policy using her position to avoid a ticket. The mayor who used to serve as the city's police chief said O'Connor failed to abide by ethical standards and failed to lead by example. The assistant chief will serve in her place until a new chief is selected. I'm Jackie Quinn

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