Powell Resigns From Dallas Police Department (NBCDFW)"With a heavy heart and great sadness, I resigned from the Dallas Police Department this morning. I made this decision in the hope that my resignation will allow the Dallas Police Department, my fellow officers, and the citizens of Dallas to better reflect on this experience, learn from the mistakes made, and move forward.
I still hope to speak with the Moats family to personally express my deep regret, sympathy, and to apologize for my poor judgment and unprofessional conduct.
I also want to apologize to my fellow officers. I have sincere respect and admiration for the men and women of the Dallas Police Department and the work they perform daily, and I wish them well."
Robert Powell resigns from Dallas Police Department after Ryan Moats incident
Robert Powell, the Dallas cop who came under intense scrutiny after a video of him keeping Houston Texans running back Ryan Moats from visiting his dying mother-in-law, resigned from his position today.
Powell issued the following statement:
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