• Pete Arredondo denied leave of absence from city council job to cheers of the community after Uvalde victims' families rally against the embattled officer

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    A campaign sign for Pete Arredondo, the chief of police for the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District. Jae C. Hong/AP
    During Uvalde's city council meeting Tuesday, community members gathered for public comment.
    Pete Arredondo, the school district's police chief and a city councilman, was denied a leave.
    "He does not deserve an administrative leave with pay," said the grandmother of Amerie Jo Garza.
    Uvalde's school district police chief Pete Arredondo was denied a leave of absence from his city council position after victims' families and other members of the community lined up to...
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