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Resignation of Cpl. Thomas Webster 2-23-16


<Dover, DE> In accordance with a negotiated separation from employment, former Dover Police Cpl. Thomas Webster IV submitted his resignation from the Dover Police Department, and the resignation was accepted on February 23, 2016.

Cpl. Webster was found not guilty by a 12 member jury on December 8, 2015 on a charge of felony assault resulting from an arrest that occurred in August 2013 while Cpl. Webster was on duty.

Following his acquittal, the City and then Cpl. Webster entered into discussions concerning the continued employment of Cpl. Webster.    Those discussions resulted in an amicable end to Cpl. Webster’s employment relationship with the City, and he submitted his voluntary resignation to the Dover Police Department.  While the resignation was immediately accepted such that former officer Webster is no longer a Dover Police Officer, his official date of separation from service will be June 30, 2016.

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