FAMU police chief retires amid hazing probes
Calvin Ross will retire May 1 after 11 years at Florida A&M University
The university announced Tuesday that Calvin Ross will retire May 1 after 11 years with the university and 40 years in law enforcement. The school said Ross asked to be put on leave immediately.
Assistant Police Chief John Earst will replace Ross on an interim basis.
Tallahassee police said last week that they were unable to file charges from an off-campus hazing incident in early 2010 because they didn't receive a report from FAMU authorities who investigated that incident.
The historically black college has been in turmoil since the Nov. 20 death of drum major Robert Champion following a separate hazing ritual.
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