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Uvalde School Police Chief Placed on Administrative Leave After School Shooting

Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District placed embattled Police Chief Pete Arredondo on administrative leave for an indefinite period on Wednesday. In a press release from the Uvalde CISD, Superintendent Dr. Hal Harrell announced he placed Arredondo on administrative leave despite an earlier statement indicating he would wait for a complete investigation before making personnel decisions.

Uvalde Police officers listen to Victor Escalon, Regional Director of the Texas Department of Public Safety South, speak during a press conference in Uvalde, Texas on May 26, 2022, two days after a gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary school. - Grief at the massacre of 19 children at the …

Uvalde School Police Chief Describes Wait for Keys to Reach School Shooter

In the first detailed interview about his role in the school shooting response, Uvalde School Police Chief Pete Arredondo describes what transpired for the more than an hour spent in the hallway of Robb Elementary School. Arredondo described the wait for a key that would eventually open the steel door and allow officers to put an end to last month’s mass shooting.

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Maher: ‘It Wouldn’t Have Mattered What Kind of Gun’ Uvalde Shooter Had

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued that you “could take away a lot of different kinds of guns,” but it wouldn’t have made any difference in the school shooting in Uvalde, TX because the shooter was in the room for 40 minutes and “It wouldn’t have mattered what kind of gun he had, any kind of gun could do any amount of damage in that time.”

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: TV personality Bill Maher attends the Warner Music Group annual GRAMMY celebration on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for Warner Bros.)

WATCH: Uvalde Teacher Gives Inside Account of School Shooting

Nicole Ogburn, a fourth-grade teacher at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, described in detail the tragic school shooting that left 19 students and 2 teachers dead. Ogburn spotted the gunman outside the school seconds before he began firing his weapon into her classroom.

Sheriff crime scene tape is seen outside of Robb Elementary School as State troopers guard the area in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022. - An 18-year-old gunman killed 14 children and a teacher at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday, according to the state's governor, in the nation's …

Texas Governor Orders Unannounced, Random School Intruder Audits

Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered a state school safety group do begin conducting random, unannounced school-intruder detection audits. The order came as part of a multifaceted plan to harden schools in the wake of last week’s Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

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Texas DPS Now Says Uvalde Teacher Did Not Leave Door Open Despite Previously Blaming Her

On Tuesday, the Texas Department of Public Safety walked back earlier statements made by DPS Director Steve McCraw about how a shooter gained access to Robb Elementary School in Uvalde. Four days after McCraw said a female teacher had propped an exterior door allowing the gunman access to the building, a spokesperson says the agency has verified she did close the door – yet it failed to auto-lock as designed.

Director and Colonel of the Texas Department of Public Safety Steven C. McCraw speaks at a press conference using a crime scene outline of the Robb Elementary School showing the path of the gunman, outside the school in Uvalde, Texas, on May 27, 2022. - McCraw said Friday that in …

Uvalde Law Enforcement Still Cooperating in Investigation Contrary to Sensational Media Reports

Some media outlets incorrectly claim cooperation between state and local police officials in the investigation of the Robb Elementary School shooting stopped. Specifically, some claim the Uvalde Police Department (UPD) and the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District Police Department (UCISDPD) stopped cooperating with an investigation led by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) into the shooting that left 19 children and two adults dead and dozens wounded.

UVALDE, TEXAS - MAY 29: Law enforcement officials prepare for the arrival of President Joe Biden's attendance for mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on May 29, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas. On May 24th, 19 children and two adults were killed during a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School after …