AKRON, Ohio -- Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan has requested and received the resignation of Police Chief James Nice.
The news broke Sunday afternoon.
Kenneth Ball has been appointed as the provisional Chief of Police.
Source tell WKYC's Phil Trexler that Nice has resigned over conduct that is now part of ongoing criminal investigation.
Sources: Akron chief resigned over conduct that is now part of ongoing criminal investigation. Multiple angles involved. @wkyc— PHIL TREXLER-WKYC (@PhilTrexler) August 28, 2017
Details regarding Nice's sudden resignation remain unknown. City officials declined to provide more information Sunday afternoon. A press conference has been scheduled for Monday at 12:30 p.m.
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