CROYDON, N.H. (AP) — The law enforcement main in a New Hampshire city took it basically when he was stripped of his responsibilities at a nearby board conference, disrobing to his underwear and going for walks out into a snowstorm.
Richard Lee has been chief in the little town of Croydon for 20 decades. On Tuesday night time, the three-member choose board voted to get rid of the a person-male department and shift to 100% protection by the New Hampshire Condition Law enforcement.
Lee, who was at the assembly, was informed to change in the vital to his cruiser, his guns and his uniform — instantly. He went into an workplace he shared with town officials and took off his outfits right before the board chairman.
“I gave them my uniform shirt. I gave them my turtleneck, I gave them my ballistic vest. … I sat down in the chair, took off my boots, took off my trousers, place individuals in the chair, and put my boots back on, and walked out the doorway,” Lee mentioned. He did not have spare garments or a ride property. He walked practically a mile in advance of his spouse picked him up.
Lee claimed that if he experienced still left with his equipment, he did not want to encounter the possibility of becoming arrested. As he took off his clothes, he mentioned, the chairman mentioned he did not have to do that, but Lee said those people have been the orders.
Lee mentioned he is speaking about what occurred with his attorney.
Cellular phone messages have been left trying to find comment from Chairman Russell Edwards and the two other selectmen, Ian Underwood and Joseph Marko.
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