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Uvalde, Texas school district suspends its entire police department

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Texas' Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District announced Friday it is suspending its entire police department. The Uvalde district this week fired a newly hired former Texas state trooper who was on scene of the Robb Elementary School massacre in May.

Officer Crimson Elizondo was hired despite being part of the law enforcement response that waited more than an hour to confront the gunman at the Uvalde school.

This image from video released by the City of Uvalde, Texas shows Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Crimson Elizondo responding to a shooting at Robb Elementary School, on May 24, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas.  (City of Uvalde via AP) But her firing didn't go far enough, according to the district.  "Recent developments have uncovered additional concerns with department operations," the district said in a statement.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Paul Conner is a Fox News Digital senior editor. Email story tips to paul.conner@fox.com..

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