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UPDATE: Church Point police officer at the center of an investigation into a racist cartoon shared online has resigned

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CHURCH POINT, La. (KLFY)- A Church Point police officer under investigation for allegedly sharing an online cartoon that included a racial slur has resigned.

Church Point Police Chief Dale Thibodeaux said the officer resigned at 3 p.m. Friday after the city council reviewed a complaint against him.

Thibodeaux said the officer’s actions violated the department’s policy.

We will have more tonight at 5 p.m.

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