Decommissioned Metro officer resigns from department - WKRN News 2

Decommissioned Metro officer resigns from department

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A Metro officer that was decommissioned in October due to assault charges resigned from the department on Friday.

Authorities said Andre Johnson submitted his resignation in a one sentence letter which stated he "will be retiring from all active duty."

Johnson was relieved of all law enforcement authority on October 10 after he was arrested on a domestic assault warrant charging that he struck his wife during an argument in February.

The 46-year-old was booked on October 20 on a second domestic assault warrant charging him with punching and kicking his wife during an argument on April 25.

Johnson's resignation is effective immediately.

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