Maryland

UPDATE: Cambridge chief of police resigns; interim police chief named

CAMBRIDGE, Md. - UPDATE: Cambridge city officials say Chief of Police Daniel Dvorak has officially stepped down, reportedly resigning because of family health issues.

Major Mark Lewis was named interim police chief at last night's Cambridge City Council meeting, officials said.

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There is a chance that Cambridge will be looking for a new police chief by the time their council meeting ends on Monday night.

According to an agenda issued by the city, council members will be considering the resignation of Chief Daniel Dvorak.

Dvorak has been Cambridge's police chief for over two years and was briefly placed on administrative leave last year.

If his resignation is submitted and accepted, city officials will have to appoint an interim chief. Its unclear who would serve until a replacement is selected.


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