The Nashville Fraternal Order of Police President, Sergeant Danny Hale has resigned.
Hale was the president of the Andrew Jackson Lodge No.5 Fraternal Order of Police. He notified officials of his decision to resign, and the board subsequently voted and accepted his resignation.
Sergeant James Smallwood, then Treasurer, was nominated and confirmed by the board of directors to fill this position.
The FOP's announcement did not state why Hale resigned.
The Andrew Jackson Lodge No.5 Fraternal Order of Police serves over 1900 active and retired officers who have worked in the Metropolitan Nashville area.
The Fraternal Order of Police is the world's largest organization of sworn law enforcement personnel, with more than 318,000 members in more than 2,100 lodges.
Andrew Jackson Lodge 5 of the Fraternal Order of Police is an organization made up of full-time and retired full time law enforcement. Lodge 5 is open to local, state and federal law enforcement personnel stationed in the Nashville area.