Police chief asked to resign after police violence remarks


JONESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Officials in a Mississippi town have asked the police chief to resign after online comments he made regarding violence against police.

The Natchez Democrat (http://bit.ly/2aeCElS ) reports that the town council asked for Jonesville Police Chief Skylar Dore’s resignation on Tuesday.

Dore, who is white, recently posted on his personal Facebook page profanity-laced remarks against President Barack Obama following the recent killings of police officers. In his post, Dore called the shooters terrorists who have declared war on police.

Dore has apologized for the comments, saying they came out of frustration.

Jonesville Councilwoman Loria Hollins says the council voted unanimously to have Dore submit his resignation or be relieved of his duties.