Arcata Police Chief Tom Chapman resigned on Tuesday, nearly 24 hours after former FBI agent Tom Parker, who was involved with the David Josiah Lawson murder case, also resigned.
Chapman released a short statement on his resignation which was effective April 10, 2018.
"I am resigning my employment with the city of Arcata as Chief of Police. it has been a pleasure working for the city for the past 24 years. I will forever cherish the memories. Thank you," Chapmen wrote.