Sanford Police Chief Will Step Down Temporarily
Saying his role as police chief has "become a distraction," Bill Lee Jr. announced he was stepping down temporarily.
During a press conference, Lee said that he stands by his police department and its personelle, but he was stepping down to "restore a semblance of calm to the city."
"My involvement in this matter is overshadowing the process," Lee said. "My role has become a distraction... It is my hope the investigation process will move swiftly and appropriately."