An entire police force quit their jobs to protest the incessant “micro-management” from Pine Ridge, South Carolina’s Mayor Robert Wells. After multiple police officers resigned from their posts Lt. Vince Silano was appointed as interim police chief for the Pine Ridge Police Department. Now, Lt. Silano has also quit the job, leaving the department without any full-time cops.
The Daily Caller reports:
Silano cited “the constant impediment of police matters and micro-managing at the hands of Mayor Robert Wells” in his resignation letter.
Mayor Robert Wells Jr. was also criticized in the resignation letters signed by two other police officers who resigned, WLTX.com reported.
“My reasoning for leaving is simple, I can longer work in a department where the Chief of Police or his officers aren’t supported by the council,” Officer Frankie Neely Jr. wrote in his resignation letter.
Lt. Silano’s decision to quit the job has left members of the small South Carolina town feeling anxious and unsafe in their town.