Police chief who led the response to the school shooting in Uvalde had no radio at the scene, reports say

Posted on AllSides June 3rd, 2022
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Courtesy of Pete Luna/Uvalde Leader News

The Uvalde school district police chief who led the response to last week’s shooting and made the decision to wait for reinforcements while the gunman and survivors were still in the building did not have a police radio when he first arrived on campus, possibly missing reports about the 911 calls coming from inside, according to news reports.

Pete Arredondo, police chief for the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, instead used a cellphone to call a police landline to tell officers about the shooter, The New York Times reported Friday. Arredondo...

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