D.C.’s Homeland Security Director Resigns
West said she stepped down, effective immediately, “to ensure the work of the agency can carry on without any distractions. . . . It’s in the best interest of the city and in the best interest of the agency.”
Thomas pleaded guilty last month to stealing more than $350,000 in public funds between April 2007 and August 2009 to pay for expensive cars, trips, clothes and meals.