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And now Gideon Cody, the police chief in Marion, Kansas, who was suspended after ordering a raid on the local newspaper and two private homes, has resigned. The Associated Press reports.

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  1. Lex

    On the one hand, good. On the other hand, I hope the town will pursue getting him decertified, and I hope (a little; I’m not optimistic) that the feds will prosecute him under 18 USC 241, conspiracy to deny civil rights. Certainly that’s what he deserves. But bad cops almost never get what they truly deserve.

  2. NahantJim Walsh

    Thanks, Dan. Your close monitoring of this area of our political culture is greatly appreciated. From Everett, Mass to Marion, Kansas, you help us lead a better, more informed political life.

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