Pocomoke Police Chief announces resignation

POCOMOKE CITY, Md. – The City of Pocomoke will soon find themselves in a familiar position, looking for another chief of police. Chief Lee Brumley telling 47 ABC that he handed in his letter of resignation Monday, April 19th. His last day will be May 7th.

Brumley gave the following statement 47 ABC Tuesday afternoon:

“Monday morning on April the 19th I turned in my resignation in to the city manager at the Pocomoke City Hall. I feel it was the right time because of some unforeseen issues that have occurred in the past week. I will keep my appointments that have been scheduled with other agencies. Such as meeting with the community members, principals of the schools within the city, and the Worcester County Homeless Outreach board till May the 7th. I have enjoyed my time in the past 26 months as Chief of Police and wish the department a safe and successful future.”

Brumley’s resignation means Pocomoke will now be looking for its fifth police chief since 2015. His immediate predecessor, Chief Bill Harden also resigned from the post back in 2018.

47 ABC also spoke with Mayor Susan Marshall-Harrison about the matter, she said the city has no comment.


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