Fired Uvalde police chief says he's been targeted by victims' grieving families because there's no one left to blame
His lawyer wrote that, with the shooter dead, the victims' families had been taking out their anger on Uvalde police chief Pete Arredondo.
Uvalde school police chief fired 3 months after heavily criticized response to Robb Elementary School shooting
The decision by the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Board came three months after 21 were shot and killed at Robb Elementary School.
A friend of Uvalde police chief Pete Arredondo said he 'can't understand why he wouldn't just resign'
"I care about Pete. I care that he's mentally OK," a friend of Arredondo's told The Associated Press, but also called for "consequences."
Uvalde's school district superintendent recommends police chief Pete Arredondo be fired for 'good cause'
According to a meeting agenda, the school board will discuss "termination for good cause as recommended by the Superintendent" at a weekend meeting.
Uvalde police chief Pete Arredondo announces resignation from city council following mass criticism over response of Robb elementary shooting: report
"I regret to inform those who voted for me that I have decided to step down as a member of the city council for District 3," he told local news.
The district superintendent said the move was made due to "the lack of clarity that remains" surrounding the police response to the Uvalde shooting.
Uvalde police chief will testify behind closed doors to Texas lawmakers as he continues to avoid public appearances
The Uvalde police chief's private testimony serves as the latest piece of information about the elementary school shooting the public isn't let in on.
New evidence from the Uvalde school shooting suggests responding officers were confused over who was in charge, report shows
Records show that officers also didn't know if there were still children in the school around 20 minutes into the attack, per the Texas Tribune.
Uvalde school police chief said he tried at least 26 keys to the room where the shooter was, but none worked
Pete Arredondo's lawyer said the police chief had to get a janitor to bring him a "key ring that's got to weigh 10 pounds."