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UC Police Chief Resigns

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Now former UC Police Chief Tony Carter, center, with Assistant Chief Maris Herold (in red scarf).

University of Cincinnati Police Chief Anthony Carter is resigning. The former Cincinnati officer took the head job at UC in June 2016, following Jason Goodrich's resignation in the wake of Sam DuBose's shooting by then-UC Officer Ray Tensing.Carter retired from the Cincinnati police force in 2012 and was chief at the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank prior to taking the UC job.

Lt. Col. Maris Herold is the interim UCPD chief.

UC says Carter resigned Nov. 23. He'll stay on as a member of the University's Institute of Crime Science, part of the School of Criminal Justice.

Carter is also applying for the top police position in Fairfield.

City of Fairfield Communications Manager Jenny Dexter says Carter is one of six people being considered for the job. A decision isn't expected until January.