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Lake City's Chief of Police resigns

Police Chief Joseph Cooper in a 2015 interview with WMBF News. Police Chief Joseph Cooper in a 2015 interview with WMBF News.

LAKE CITY, SC (WMBF) – Joseph Cooper, Lake City’s Chief of Police, resigned from his position on Thursday.

Captain John Kelly will serve as the city’s Acting Chief while they seek an interim chief, according to City Administrator Shawn Bell. He would not discuss personnel matters, including the reason for Cooper’s resignation. He wishes Cooper luck in his future endeavors.

A document from the city states that Cooper resigned voluntarily, and will be paid for any unused, accrued vacation time.

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