BREAKING: City Fires Brooksville Police Chief George Turner
UPDATE: 12:42 P.M. – Former Chief George Turner tells RNRF, “I was given two letters at 5:00 p.m. last night – Resign or be terminated. I didn’t resign,” says Turner. Turner goes on to say, “The City has been on a witch hunt for months. I have always taken the high road and will continue to do so.” Turner says he is pursuing legal options to address the issue.
BROOKSVILLE – While the fate of the Brooksville Police Departments hangs in the balance after Councilmembers voted to review options for a County takeover, City Officials made another shocking decision last night to terminate the agency’s Chief.
Officials have not commented at this time, but according to sources, Chief George Turner was fired at the end of business yesterday.
An official statement is expected to be released later today.
We will bring more on this story as it develops.
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