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Cleveland safety advisor Phillip McHugh has resigned [Video]

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Cleveland Senior Public Safety Advisor Phillip McHugh, who has been under fire from city council members, the NAACP and others for his actions when he was a Washington, DC, police detective, has resigned.

Their criticisms stemmed from a 2016 civil rights violation lawsuit alleging that when McHugh was a detective in Washington D.C., he violated an elderly black couple’s 4th Amendment rights and maliciously prosecuted and inflicted emotional distress on the couple during a 2015 accident investigation. The lawsuit eventually resulted in a “substantial settlement” paid for by Washington D.C. taxpayers.

Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb today announced the resignation of McHugh, who News 5 revealed last month was the mayor’s former college roommate.

News 5 reached out to the mayor’s office multiple times to ask him about the hiring. The mayor’s office denied our requests.

Earlier this week, News 5 spoke to the elderly grandmother who called for Bibb to terminate McHugh, whom she …

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