Toledo Deputy Safety Director, Angel Tucker, no longer with the city
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Toledo’s Deputy Safety Director, Angel Tucker, is no longer with the city, a spokesperson confirmed Sunday. The spokesperson said his departure comes as part of a reorganization of the department.
Tucker is on paid administrative leave, according to documents obtained by 13abc. According to a letter in Tucker’s personnel file, the City of Toledo placed Tucker on paid administrative leave last Friday. The city is terminating his employment on May 5. The letter from the Office of the Mayor thanked Tucker for his “dedicated service” to Toledo and wished him the best in his future endeavors.
Tucker was vocal about his work for Toledo’s Violence Interrupters program. The city spokesperson said his departure will have no affect on the Violence Interrupters program but future plans regarding the program will be announced in the coming days.
Tucker addressed his discipline from the Oregon Police Department for claims of excessive force in 2017 in an interview with 13abc last year.
City officials say Brian Byrd will remain in his role as the city’s Safety Director.
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