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Law enforcement response in Uvalde shooting was 'abject failure,' official says

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Texas public safety chief Steve McCraw delivered blistering testimony at a state Senate hearing. He said police had enough officers on the scene of the Uvalde school massacre to have stopped the gunman three minutes after he entered the building. But instead they stood and waited in a hallway for over an hour before they finally stormed the classroom and killed the gunman. The May 24 attack that left 19 children and two teachers dead.
5 months ago·Uvalde, United States

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Uvalde shootings: police response an ‘abject failure’, Texas safety chief says

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Texas top cop: Uvalde police could've ended rampage early on

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police had enough officers and firepower on the scene of the Uvalde school massacre to have stopped the gunman three minutes after he entered the building, and they would have found the door to the classroom where he was holed up unlocked if they had bothered to check it, the head of the Texas state police testified Tuesday, pronouncing the law enforcement response an “abject failure.”

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Texas top cop: Uvalde police response an 'abject failure'

The head of the Texas Department of Public Safety says three minutes after a gunman entered a school where he slaughtered 19 elementary students and two teachers there was sufficient armed law enforcement on scene to stop the gunman

5 months ago·United States
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