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Uvalde households, Sen. Gutierrez to speak at Public Safety Commission meeting

Uvalde households and Sen. Roland Gutierrez are slated to speak at the Public Safety Commission meeting in Austin on Thursday morning.

The fee can also be anticipated to hear an replace on the investigation from Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and it is going to be livestreamed within the video participant above.

This is the primary time that households will speak to McCraw for the reason that May 24 capturing that killed 19 college students and two lecturers at Robb Elementary School.

Since then, the households and Gutierrez, who represents Uvalde, have referred to as for accountability and disciplinary motion in opposition to legislation enforcement officers who responded to the scene however failed to act.

Earlier this month, they referred to as for McCraw to resign after one among his troopers underneath investigation for her response to the capturing was later employed by the Uvalde CISD.

Then-trooper Crimson Elizondo was one of many first DPS troopers to arrive at the scene of the bloodbath. She primarily remained outdoors and was later captured on physique digicam footage saying, “If my son had been in there, I would not have been outside. I promise you that,” CNN reported.

She left the DPS over the summer time and was employed by the district’s police drive. Following the outrage, the UCISD fired Elizondo and suspended your entire district police division.

On Monday, Ranger Christopher Ryan Kindell, who was underneath evaluate for his response to the capturing, was suspended.

Sources informed CNN that he was suspended as a result of he failed to take motion, and he had no discussions about choices to breach the classroom, as an individual in his position would have been anticipated to do, sources mentioned.

CNN reported that Kindell gave his supervisors updates on the mass capturing, which took the lives of 19 college students and two lecturers.

Last week, DPS fired Sgt. Juan Maldonado, one of many first DPS troopers to arrive at the scene.

Elizondo, Kindell and Maldonado are among the many seven DPS officers underneath investigation for his or her alleged inaction throughout the capturing.

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