New Hampshire Police Chief Strips After Being Fired

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CROYDON, N.H. (AP) — When the police chief of the New Hampshire town of Croydon was told he was being stripped of his duties, he took the news quite literally. Tuesday night, Richard Lee was told the town was disbanding its one-person force, leaving the policing to state police. Lee was told to immediately turn in the key to his cruiser, his guns and uniform, which he did. He ducked into an office and removed his gear and his uniform. And because he didn’t have spare clothes or a ride home, he began walking home in his skivvies — in a snowstorm. Lee walked nearly a mile before his wife picked him up.