Posted on · The families of the 21 victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary have been demanding Arredondo be fired since news first broke in late May that the police chief was in charge of the law enforcement response during the shooting.
Posted on · A special meeting to possibly fire Uvalde schools police Chief Pete Arredondo has been canceled.
Posted on · In a letter to the city, Arredondo said he was stepping down from his elected position, citing a desire to “minimize further distractions.”
Posted on · Arredondo has been criticized for his slow response time into the shooting that killed 19 children and two teachers.
Posted on · Instead, it took about an hour and 14 minutes from when officers arrived at the school to when they breached the door and ended the standoff with the gunman.
Posted on · The director of the Texas Department of Public Safety said last week that chief Pete Arredondo’s directive to not engage the shooter sooner was the “wrong decision.”