Officer resigns after allegedly threatening man with gun

KENMORE, N.Y. (AP) – A Kenmore Police officer has resigned after allegedly drawing a gun on a man while working a side job as a bowling alley security guard.

The Buffalo News reports that the Kenmore village board accepted officer Jeffrey Mang’s resignation June 3.

Mang was accused of putting the barrel of his gun to the head of a bowler in February during an argument over a $21 refund.

On-duty police arrived and arrested the man and his friend on charges of harassment and disorderly conduct.

The newspaper says officials placed Mang on leave and suspended him after the men told them what happened.

Their charges will now likely be dismissed. They chose not to press criminal charge against Mang.

Mang did not respond to the newspaper’s interview requests. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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