Fulton police chief steps down from post

ATLANTA — Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones is retiring following a report she worked a second job.

Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones

Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones

Jones has been with the Fulton County Police Department since Dec. 17, 1979, and has served as police chief since Oct. 9, 2007. Assistant Police Chief Gary D. Stiles will serve in an interim capacity until a permanent replacement is named.

“We thank Chief Jones for her 35 years of service to the citizens of Fulton County, and extend best wishes to her on her retirement,” Fulton County Manager Dick Anderson said in a news release.

WAGA-TV reported Jones taught a college class on Thursdays and worked from home on Mondays. But, Jones declined to comment on the report to

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