The meeting to find out his future with the district has been postponed twice.
UVALDE, Texas — Uvalde CISD Police Chief Pete Arredondo will discover out his destiny with the varsity district Wednesday, three months after he led a botched regulation enforcement response to a taking pictures at Robb Elementary.
But the embattled Arredondo will not be in attendance, neither is his lawyer. Instead, they submitted a 17-page assertion calling for him to be reinstated with again pay.
The district has confronted strain to fireside the police chief after Texas DPS revealed he was the incident commander on May 24.
The meeting has been postponed twice. The college district despatched out a discover final week that they’d focus on his termination Wednesday.
The meeting has been postponed previously as a result of the district can’t finish Arredondo’s contract with out giving their the explanation why.
They additionally should enable him to defend himself. Last month, the superintendent Dr. Hal Harrell really useful that Arredondo be fired. Arredondo has been on unpaid depart since July 22.
Many group members and sufferer’s households have referred to as for a similar.
The full assertion from Arredondo’s authorized illustration could be learn under.
Arredondo has testified to the Texas House Committee that he believed the shooter was a barricaded topic as a substitute of an energetic shooter.
It took regulation enforcement greater than an hour to confront the shooter.
And whereas Arredondo was listed within the district’s energetic shooter plan because the incident commander, the House Committee report confirmed regulation enforcement lacked clear management and communication.
The report criticizing Arredondo for losing time looking for a key to the classroom the shooter was in.
He additionally didn’t take his radio with him.
The meeting is about to occur at 5:30p.m. and will probably be open to the general public.
It can even be accessible to stream.
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