Albany, N.Y. - State Police Superintendent Kevin Bruen has resigned.
This comes as the governor's office began a probe into allegations Bruen gave cover to a former human resources director who was facing internal complaints.
The HR director, Mary Ellen Tedesco who resigned last month was under investigation for her handling of a job application from a wheelchair user. Tedesco filed for retirement on October 4, with her official retirement date to be December 30, 2022
Bruen's resignation is effective on October 19th.
First Deputy Superintendent Steven Nigrelli, who has a longstanding relationship with the governor and her husband, Bill Hochul, will become Acting Superintendent.