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Chris Brown

Police Chief in Probation Scandal

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2/12/2013 7:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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The police chief who signed off on Chris Brown's alleged community service has resigned.

Bryan Norwood, Chief of the PD in Richmond, Virginia, was intimately involved in certifying Brown's community service hours -- hours the L.A. County D.A. claims were never performed.  Norwood was instrumental in removing Brown's case from the Richmond Probation Dept. and placing it squarely in his hands.  Norwood also wrote a letter to the court vouching for Chris ... claiming all of his community service had been performed.

The Mayor of Richmond says his office and the Chief reached a "mutual agreement" for his resignation. 

There had been speculation for weeks the Chief might have resigned to get a similar job in Raleigh, North Carolina, but the buzz in Richmond is that the Brown scandal accelerated his decision.

The judge in Brown's Rihanna beating case wants Brown to verify his hours.  If he can't, he's in big trouble and his probation could be violated.

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12:30 PM PT -- Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones just announced Norwood will be replaced by former Assistant Chief of Police Ray J. Tarasovic ... who's coming out of retirement just to fill the position, effective tomorrow.

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Kaveman    

Once a thug...

586 days ago
2.

Kaveman    

ALWAYS A THUG!

586 days ago
3.

SoManyIdiots    

If numerous fights and photos of CB smoking weed and drinking and driving afterwards hasn't violated his probation, nothing short of putting another knot on Ri's head will.

586 days ago
4.

Proud2bBlack    

Doesn't mean he did anything wrong! Always trying to lynch a black man through the media!!!!!

586 days ago
5.

Barkingboy    

Brian Norwood for congress!!!!

586 days ago
6.

tomjones    

send that dlck to the clink. there he will be the bitch getting his as beat like some whore in a nice car mouthing off

586 days ago
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jokerchick    

shocking...next they'll tell me Chris Brown DIDN'T actually complete his community service AND he really enjoys beating women

586 days ago
8.

Shaunie    

Just lock the Dbag up already sheesh

586 days ago
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Kaveman    

Get ready for the race card to be played.... that's the number one tool for some.

586 days ago
10.

WTF    

And no money was exchanged between them. Right.

586 days ago
11.

Nobody.Puts.Bieber.In.A.Corner    

Here comes the Karma bitch....

586 days ago
12.

Me Too    

I'm sure this chief didn't resign because he was about to be exposed or did anything wrong. Lol.
Police department lies and corruption is alive and well, peeps!!

586 days ago
13.

Saby    

I hope the LA county DA keeps pushing the issue(s) so CB will get what he deserves. Corruption at its finest!

586 days ago
14.

notalawyer    

The Police Chief got PAID and then he RETIRED before he was FIRED...

Money talks Chris Brown WALKS

586 days ago
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Cheryl A.    

Chief of Police is a pretty high rank. For him to resign is very telling.

586 days ago
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