Sanford Police chief to resign after criticism over Trayvon Martin investigation

Chief Bill Lee of the Sanford Police Department in Sanford, Florida,
plans to resign, a city official familiar with the matter said Monday.

department was criticized for its handling of the investigation into
the February 26 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed teenager.

said one month ago that he was stepping down temporarily, a day after
the Sanford City Commission expressed no confidence in his leadership.