In straw poll, PD workers vote 'no confidence' for Lakeland Police Chief Lisa Womack
9:58 PM, Jan 22, 2014
9:11 AM, Jan 23, 2014
LAKELAND, Fla. - In a straw poll taken this week, the majority of employees at the Lakeland Police Department do not have confidence in Chief Lisa Womack.
The straw poll was taken Tuesday and Wednesday, according to a release from Sgt. Gary B. Gross, Public Information Officer for the Lakeland Police Department.
The non-binding vote showed 152 voted no confidence while 123 offered a vote of confidence in the embattled police chief.
According to a press release, "Chief Womack always welcomes input and opinions. She feels it is important that every employee, both sworn and non-sworn, had the opportunity to be heard and she is eager to continue moving the agency forward."