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Toledo Police Chief Bob Kendall resigns

September 25, 2019
By John Speer - Editor (jspeer@tamatoledonews.com) , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

Toledo Police Chief Bob Kendall resigned his post and from the police department in a letter addressed to the mayor and city council on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

Kendall wrote: "Mayor Lloyd, Members of the Toledo City Council - I, Bob Kendall, hereby submit my resignation from the Toledo Police department effectively immediately on this date 9-18-19. I would like to thank the city for their support over the last 22 years I have been with this department."

In a special meeting on Thursday night, Sept. 19, the council accepted the resignation on a 5-0 vote and appointed Police Sgt. Dan Quigley interim chief. The council also approved hiring auxiliary help as needed until the chief's position is permanently filled.

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The council agenda for the Monday night, Sept. 23, regular meeting included an action item to approve advertising for a City of Toledo Police Chief.

Kendall was paid $51,834 annually.

The department has a roster of four officers, a police chief and is supplemented by part-time and reserve officers.

Kendall was appointed chief in April 2012, after Chief Jeff Harnish was fired. Kendall had served as police sergeant for nearly four year before his appointment as chief.

 
 
 

 

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