In trouble? Just call the police!
Well, not anymore.
The complete police force of Green Mountain Falls, Colorado resigned together on April 12 according to sources of KXRM-TV. The resigned individuals include Tim Bradley- the police Marshal and three part-time volunteer reserve officers. There are several rumors about the reasons why they quiet their jobs but the one which came from authentic source is that the employees were unhappy with the newly-elected mayor of town- Jane Newberry.
The residents are disappointed and are demanding that the resignations should not accepted as the Police Marshall had been serving here for years. He is very popular among general public. Others hope that the new Marshall is as good as the old one.
Newberry herself accepted that she was directly to be blamed for the resignations of Police force as the event took place just 5 days after she took charge.
“I don’t know where the rumor came from because during the entire campaign we promised and I meant it,” she told KOAA. “We were going to swear, reappoint him and swear him in as the marshal the same day I was sworn in.”
“In an election year there’s always some people who choose to stay and some people who choose to go and I think that happens at every level of government,” she said to KXRM-TV, adding that the former police marshal was now “pursuing other opportunities.”
The town- Green Mountain Falls has 700 residents which increase to 1200 in summer months. EL Paso County and Teller County sherriff’s have promised to help the town until the new Marshals are hired. They will ensure the law is carried out in the town.
Although the residents do not seem worried.
The newly elected mayor said citizens should “absolutely feel safe,” because “one of our advantages is we all look out for each other.”