(WXYZ) - Romulus Chief of Police Robert Dickerson announced his resignation in a letter to the mayor Friday.
The letter reads "Your decision to stay in office, in light of what has transpired recently, has left me no choice but to submit to you my resignation as the Chief of Police / Public Safety Director."
Read the Chief of Police's entire resignation letter below.
Chief Dickerson goes on to say "Your serious lapses in judgment, whether legal or illegal, which were ultimately followed up by the embarrassing police raid of your residence has led me to believe that you can no longer capably meet the "higher standards" mandate as described above."
This comes just days after Mayor Alan Lambert's home was raided by Michigan State Police. Police said the raid was conducted as part of an on-going public corruption investigation involving officials from the City of Romulus.
7 Action News has learned the case is not connected to the upcoming trial of several members of the Romulus Police Department.