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UPDATE: SCMPD Officer Resignation Accepted

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UPDATE:  News 3 has learned Savannah Chatham Metro Police Chief Juliette Tolbert has officially accepted the resignation of Captain Cedric Phillips. 

Phillips was named in several complaints against the police department, and News 3 recently found out that he could face charges from the Chatham County District Attorney's Office.

Phillips' resignation was accepted - pending the results of the investigation. He is not considered  "in good standing" with the department.
 


 

Another embattled Savannah-Chatham Police Officer is about to be off the force.

News 3 has learned that Captain Cedric Phillips has turned in his resignation. 

Phillips has been on administrative leave since last year, when he was singled out in a series of accusations by then Detective Trina Mayes involving her alleged affair with then Chief Willie Lovett.

Mayes was just suspended two weeks ago, and is currently appearing her dismissal from the police department to Savannah City Manager Stephanie Cutter.

Captain Cedric Phillips resignation has not been accepted yet. Current SCMPD Interim Chief Julie Tolbert is out of town and has not seen the resignation yet. She is expected to accept it.

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