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Miami city manager suspends Art Acevedo as police chief with the intention of terminating him

"The relationship between the Chief and the organization has become untenable and needed to be resolved promptly. In particular, the relationship between the Chief and the Police Department he leads -- as well as with the community -- has deteriorated beyond repair," Noriega said. "Relationships between employers and employees come down to fit and leadership style and unfortunately, Chief Acevedo is not the right ...

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City manager announces plans to fire Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo

MIAMI – Miami’s City Manager announced plans to fire the city’s police chief.Miami City Manager Art Noriega released a statement on Monday night saying he was suspending Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo with the intent of terminating his employment.The move comes as Acevedo and several Miami City Commissioners have had a very public feud in which Commissioner Joe Carollo and two others have wanted ...

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Former HPD Chief, now-Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo suspended, Miami City Manager says

Former Houston Police Chief and now-Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo has been suspended and faces imminent termination, Miami’s city manager said in a statement Monday evening.Miami City Manager Art Noriega said Acevedo’s relationship with the Miami Police Department had “deteriorated beyond repair.”“The relationship between the Chief and the organization has become untenable and needed to be resolved promptly,” wrote Noriega.RELATED: Police Chief Art Acevedo ...

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Former Houston police chief Art Acevedo calls new Texas handgun measure “ridiculous”

Washington — Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo, who used to lead the Houston Police Department, called a new measure approved by the Texas state Legislature that would allow people to carry handguns without a license "ridiculous" and urged Governor Greg Abbott to veto the bill."There's something that God gave us and that is common sense, and common sense tells us that that is ridiculous," ...

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Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo tearfully thanks Houston community as he prepares for new position in Miami

HOUSTON – Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo tearfully thanked Houston and the department Tuesday after announcing he would be leaving to become the police chief in Miami.Surrounded by several members of the Houston Police Department, Acevedo said he wanted everyone to understand how he came to the decision to leave Houston.RELATED: Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo: The biggest events of his career with HPD“I ...

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Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo leaving post for new job

HOUSTON – Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo is leaving the department for a new job, according to the local police union. Houston Police Office Union President Doug Griffith confirmed Acevedo has accepted the position to become the next police chief in Miami. “We appreciate his service to Houston, and wish him the best in Miami,” Griffith said in a statement. Acevedo served more than ...

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