10/08/2012 10:11 am ET Updated Dec 08, 2012

Godbee Submits Retirement Letter Amid Detroit Police Scandal

Detroit -- Mayor Dave Bing announced the retirement of embattled Police Chief Ralph L. Godbee Jr. on Monday amid a scandal surrounding the top cop's alleged relationship with a subordinate female police officer.

Bing is holding a press conference Monday morning at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center to discuss the retirement. Godbee issued a retirement letter dated Monday, saying his resignation was effective "immediately."

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