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Kansas police chief, part of newspaper raid, resigns

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The police chief who led the raid on a small weekly newspaper in central Kansas has resigned from his post.

Marion Police Chief Gideon Cody's resignation comes after he was suspended following the release of body camera video of the raid. During the raid, an officer searched the desk of a reporter investigating the chief's past.

A local prosecutor has said there wasn't sufficient evidence to justify the search of the Marion County Record, according to The Associated Press.

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