Residents in town had submitted a petition to town officials complaining about the actions of officer Robert Burns and asking for a review.
Citizens complained about what they considered aggressive and heavy-handed behavior. Sharon Lindsey was behind the petition and said the officer’s tactics did not mesh with Wellfleet.
Burns’ arrest of two people after a traffic stop was the impetus for the petition.
Lindsey said she was pleased with the reaction and cooperation of town and police officials. Some residents are working to establish a community liaison between the police department and citizens.