The Uvalde Unified Independent School District suspended the entire UCISD police department on Friday, according to a news release from the district.
“The district remains committed to addressing issues with verifiable evidence. Decisions regarding the UCISD police department are pending the outcome of the Texas Sheriff’s Association and the JPPI investigation. Recent events have uncovered additional concerns about the department’s operations.
“Due to recent developments, Lieutenants Miguel Hernandez and Ken Mueller have been placed on administrative leave, and the District has made the decision to suspend all operations of the Uvalde CISD Police Department for a period of time. The officers are currently working. will take on other roles within the district. Ken Mueller has decided to retire.”
This is a developing story and will be updated.