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EL PORTAL (CBSMiami) – The chief of police for El Portal has resigned.

Chief David Magnusson made it official during Tuesday night’s village council meeting, where he also swore in a new chief.

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Lt. Alex Mendez is now the top cop.

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Magnusson told CBS4 he is leaving on good terms.

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However, he also said he’s alarmed that only 25% of his officers are vaccinated against COVID. Team