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Calhoun City Police Chief Tito Lopez says he is resigning from his position.

Posted: Jul 18, 2018 12:44 PM
Updated: Jul 18, 2018 5:58 PM

CALHOUN CITY, Miss. (WTVA) - Calhoun City Police Chief Tito Lopez says he is resigning from his position for retirement.

Lopez confirmed with WTVA he gave his resignation to the Calhoun City Board of Aldermen Monday. 

Calhoun City officials held a special-called meeting Tuesday night where they accepted his resignation. 

He gave them a two weeks notice. 

Lopez says he will officially retire next week after leading the police department for at least three years. 

He has served in law enforcement for thirty years in Calhoun County.  

Mayor Amye Hill says the city has not put out a job alert yet and have enough officers on staff until a new chief is hired. 

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