Uvalde CISD police leadership needs to go, Natsec expert says

Aaron Cohen, a former member of the Israeli Special Operations Unit, told Fox News on Friday the breakdown wasinexplicable.

During an earlier press conference, the head of Texas DPS faulted, without naming him, the Uvalde CISD Police incident commander as having made thewrong decisionnot to engage suspect Salvador Ramos.

Chief Pedro Arredondo reportedly believed Ramos was in a barricade, not an active-shooter, 情况, DPS Director Steven McCraw said.

Cohen told “汉尼提” that Arredondo’s agency now understands therewas a major, colossal failure– while adding it is important not to paint law enforcement with a broad brush while one agency is taking heat.

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A vigil in the center of Uvalde, Texas honoring the 19 students and 2 teachers shot in the deadly mass shooting.

A vigil in the center of Uvalde, Texas honoring the 19 students and 2 teachers shot in the deadly mass shooting. (我不会在乎别人对我的评价)

Clearly the protocol with thisand I want to be careful not to poo-poo all law enforcement across the country… I’ve been training law enforcement for almost 20 年份– it just seems that for whatever reason, this particular agency didn’t have the appropriate protocols in place or didn’t have the confidence to be able to pull off making entry with single two or three officers,” 他说.

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty)

Cohen surmised the agency had not engaged in strenuous enoughstress trainingin reference to the officers reportedlyfroze under duress.

I do think there needs to be an independent investigation. I also think that the leadership of this police agency should take the brunt of the responsibility [和] step down. I think that would be the right thing to do at this point.

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Kymber Guzman, 8, signs a memorial for the victims of a mass shooting in Uvalde, 德州.

Kymber Guzman, 8, signs a memorial for the victims of a mass shooting in Uvalde, 德州. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times via Getty)

This is a tactical situation here, which for every second wasted, another innocent person is killed. That’s how long it takes to pull the trigger.

Cohen and “汉尼提” host Tammy Bruce went on to praise the Border Patrol BORTAC agent who independently stormed the school. The agent was reportedly getting his hair cut when he took the barber’s shotgun and headed toward the school.

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