FULLERTON (CBS) — Fullerton’s Police Chief Michael Sellers, who went on extended medical leave last August, is retiring.
The announcement was made Friday.READ MORE: SoFi Stadium Looking To Fill More Than 3,000 Part-Time Positions With Job Fairs Being Held This Month
Sellers was the focus of controversy after the death of homeless man, Kelly Thomas.
Thomas died in July following a confrontation with Fullerton police officers.READ MORE: Feds: Mustafa Qadiri Of Irvine Used $5 Million In Fraudulent PPP Loans To Buy Ferrari, Bentley, And Lamborghini
Two officers have since been arrested.
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Sellers’ retirement will be effective February 18.