The school district at the center of a mass shooting at an elementary school in Uwald, Texas, has suspended its entire police force.
in the right Rob Elementary School Massacre Twenty-one people, including 19 children, were killed, and the district has announced that two police officers will be on “administrative leave” and activities across the department will be suspended.
May’s shooting was the deadliest at a U.S. school since the Sandy Hook, Connecticut, attack in 2012 that killed 26 people.
The Uvald regional police chief was fired in August as hundreds of heavily armed law enforcement officers hesitated over the killing of high school dropout Salvador Ramos.
In Friday’s announcement, Uwald’s Integrated Independent School District (CISD) acknowledged that “recent developments have uncovered additional issues with the department’s operations.”
A statement from the agency said: “Lt. Miguel Hernandez and Ken Mueller (Director of Student Services) have been suspended and the school district has decided to suspend all activities at the Uvalde CISD Police Department for a period of time. .
“The officers currently employed will serve in other roles in the region.”