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Atlanta Police Officer Caught in Drug Raid Resigns for ‘Shameful Act’

*Talk about being in the wrong place at the wrong time! But then you could argue that this person shouldn’t have been in the “wrong place” … in the first place … because she was a cop! If you haven’t heard, Iris Rowe, a police officer in Atlanta resigned on Wednesday, just days after her arrest during a $30,000 drug raid.

“The Atlanta Police Department contacted Officer Rowe and notified her that she would be dismissed from employment with the Department at an emergency hearing with Chief (Erika) Shields on Thursday,” Atlanta police said in a statement. “Officer Rowe chose instead to tender her resignation.”

In a handwritten resignation letter, Rowe apologized to the department for the “shameful act.”

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