Tyrus Byrd was sworn in as mayor on Tuesday evening at the Parma Community Building. Mayor Randall Ramsey says five out of six police officers resigned effectively immediately. Ramsey says the city attorney, clerk and the waste water treatment plant supervisor also turned in resignation letters citing “safety concerns.” Mayor Elect, Byrd says she plans find out about the “concerns”. Ramsey served the city for 37 years but lost the election by 37 votes. Byrd served as city clerk in the past. She was born and raised in Parma and also does missionary work. She said her first order of business will be to help clean up the city.