South Dakota law enforcement call for resignation of Attorney General Ravnsborg

PIERRE, S.D.(Press Release)- The South Dakota Fraternal Order of Police, South Dakota Chiefs’of Police Association and the South Dakota Sheriffs Association are unified in requesting Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg resign as South Dakota Attorney General.

Ravnsborg’s involvement in the death of Joe Boever on September 12thhave resulted in a lack of confidence in his ability to effectively carry out his duties as the chief law enforcement officer in South Dakota.

We are not commenting on the pending criminal case or impeachment process as we recognize his right to due process.

The South Dakota Fraternal Order of Police representthe rank and file which includes all levels of law enforcement and many different local, county, and state agencies.

The South Dakota Sheriffs’ Association is comprised of all 66 county sheriffs offices and provides networking and training for sheriffs across South Dakota.

South Dakota Police Chiefs’ Association members consist of a majority of the Police Chiefs and Command Staff from Police Departments in the state