So what happens when this investigation is over and the case is closed? The Associated Press reports that those representing the victims’ families are concerned nothing will happen because the Texas Public Information Act provides an exception that blocks the disclosure of information in the absence of a conviction. It is intended to protect unjustly accused Texas people from disclosure of their failed charges, but the Texas Attorney General’s Office, which is still in the thumbs of accused Ken Paxton, has ruled that this also applies to cases where there is no conviction because the accused criminal is dead.
As the 18-year-old assailant who used a percussion rifle to systematically execute Texas school-age children is now quite dead, this means that the state can (1) claim that it is unable to answer public questions about Texas law enforcement’s lack of response until , when. (2) alleges that the Public Registers Act prohibits them from informing the public of what happened on the day after the investigation dara to conclude. A good trick that could allow the Texas government to refuse to answer parents’ questions about why the police didn’t have the necessary equipment before they could involve the shooter, why the police may have carried radio equipment that couldn’t receive a signal in the school building, why the school district chief Pete Arredondo said no immediate action was needed, despite the fact that 911 calls were sent to staff, stating that the children were trapped in the school and hid. shooter and which shows that the children have been shot and need immediate medical attention.
The AP’s report voices resentment about Texas House Republican Speaker Deida Felan, supporting support for closing the record so that the families of the children killed can answer these questions, and contradictory resentment from the Texas law enforcement agency. hack grumbling that law enforcement officials are still “always” opposed to closing the loophole in a way that would allow the public to learn more about the role of law enforcement in these cases, and whereas the Texas Attorney General himself is subject to seemingly eternal federal charges. crimes, you can bet your child’s life how to the office will work hard to block requests for public records here. If Texas doesn’t like it, they may not vote for the accused criminals. And if Texas people have questions about why, spending 40% of a small town’s state budget, they still don’t get the right answers to basic questions about how their 19 children were left bleeding on the classroom floor, they have the ability to decide for themselves. does this mean that the next police budget must be even larger or slightly smaller.
Meanwhile, it is becoming increasingly difficult to draw conclusions about the Uvaldis law enforcement society that do not include the words “crooked as hell”. None of the behavior of the local police makes any sense, from the inability of the large-budget SWAT team to take on any role in the city to the refusal of the school district police chief to cooperate with the police response investigation. All this extremely benevolent interpretation remains unchanged; despite an increase of 40% of the total community budget, the city police proved incompetent during the crisis.
However, this type of funding, along with this level of apparent incompetence, continues to create a slight mood for Putin’s missing army, as it is not clear how much money can be spent on results that are equally incompetent unless someone is pulling hard somewhere. The wrong police response in a time of crisis is one thing, but the aggression of law enforcement to hide only what happened that day is strange. even in the context of U.S. law enforcement in generalwho says something.
Indeed, the Vice now reports that the Texas Department of Public Safety is asking the Attorney General’s Office (again headed by still accused Ken Pacton) to block the release of police body camera recordings taken that day.
The law enforcement claim, according to the Vice, is that disclosure of the footage will allow other potential massacres to find “vulnerabilities” in the Texas police response. The public is not allowed to know what the shortcomings were in the police response, because, sorry, this information must be kept secret from future shooters.
“Knowing the intelligence and response capabilities of the department’s staff and where they are focusing will jeopardize law enforcement goals, allowing criminals to anticipate the weakness of law enforcement procedures and change their operating methods,” says the Department of Public Safety.
There is now much to be said for this very convenient statement that the public should not see what their huge Texas police funding is actually buying, because we cannot reveal the “weakness” of future criminals, but what could The most striking statement is that this suggests that this complete police response is close enough to the norm set by the next mass murderers. var perceive it as evidence of how typical Texas law enforcement procedures work.
Previous reports indicate that 911 operators are clearly audible when police inform children that children are hiding in the building for nearly an hour during which the incident team was detained. We already know that in the case of an active shooter, the police response was very uncoordinated with how law enforcement was trained. Media reports have already indicated that the unpublished footage contradicts early law enforcement allegations.
If the Texas law enforcement community comes together to demand that these myriad mistakes and untruths be concealed so as not to give young criminals an idea of their activities, it shows that the reaction of the Uvaldis police is close enough to what it would have been. the rest of Texas that future mass murderers may draw from it. Isn’t it, oh, even more Is there any reason to think that Texas law enforcement training is something that needs immediate public attention? Something we shouldn’t let law enforcement hide into a vague hint “unless you want more dead children, is it?”
We have all acted on the assumption that the reaction of Uvaldis law enforcement in the state was exceptional. A well-funded force that is too paralyzed in a time of crisis to respond as trained. If the entire Texas law enforcement agency is now asking for evidence to be hidden in one of the worst mass shootings the state has ever experienced, the “external” presumption doesn’t seem as plausible as we thought.
So here it is; that is what we are asking us to chew on the nation’s weapons and law enforcement debate next time. There are many forces in Texas that are gathering to make sure that parents of nineteen dead children are never given even basic evidence of what happened and what could have left their children alive that day. We started with the Uvaldis School District Police Chief objecting and refusing to talk to investigators about his role as incident commander, but now the (accused) Texas Attorney General and state law enforcement teams at several levels are weighing in to indicate that the public will not see evidence or even final investigations. conclusions about what happened because of the reasons, therefore.
With each passing day, Texas officials are trying to make the city of Uvalde aware of the disaster. Nothing here seems to be the intention of Texas leaders to change anything after the killings. Instead, the focus is now on burying all the remaining evidence, while senior leaders vaguely promise to issue new rules on school doors at some point.
With each new Uvalde update, everything looks worse and worse
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