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Uvalde school chief defends actions ahead of possible firing


August 24, 2022

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — An attorney for Uvalde's embattled school police leader is defending the response of the Robb Elementary School massacre as the school board was set to consider firing Chief Pete Arredondo. Uvalde residents and families of the May 24 massacre packed a meeting Wednesday in which Arredondo was set to potentially become the first officer to lose his job over the hesitant response by hundreds of heavily armed law enforcement personnel. Attorney George Hyde called Arredondo a "courageous officer" who should be "celebrated for the lives saved." State police and a damning in...

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