Akron Police Akron Officials Give More Details In Forced Resignation Of Police Chief By Jim Letizia • Sep 6, 2017 news5cleveland.com Akron officials are revealing more details in last month's forced resignation of police Chief James Nice. Akron Mayor Says Ex-Police Chief Used Racial Slur By Associated Press • Sep 1, 2017 news5cleveland.com Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan says police chief James Nice was forced by the mayor to resign over the weekend in part because of his use of a racial slur in a private conversation. Akron Mayor Says Police Chief Resigned Over Misconduct And Probe Of His Nephew By Associated Press • Aug 29, 2017 news5cleveland.com Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan says Police Chief James Nice resigned Sunday at Horrigan's request amid questions about the chief's actions in an investigation of his nephew. Authorities Indicate Akron Overdose Deaths May Have Links To Columbus, Cincinnati By Jim Letizia • Jul 23, 2016 The large-animal sedative being mixed with heroin in Akron, where more than a dozen people died of overdoses so far this month, is making its way to Montgomery County. Mother Sues Akron Police By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 29, 2013 A million-dollar lawsuit has been filed on behalf of an unruly middle-school girl who suffered a broken arm while being restrained by an Akron police officer.