Winter Park Police Chief Michael Deal has tendered his resignation, effective today, January 26. City Manager Randy Knight made the announcement during today’s City Commission meeting.
Deal was arrested on a domestic violence charge on January 19, and released the next day on a $500 bond.
In his letter of resignation, Deal stated: “I am resigning form my position as Chief of Police of the Winter Park Police Department. I am leaving this agency at the highest level of policing to include Community Service, Public Trust, and Integrity. The morale in the agency could not be better.”