Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall Returning to Duty on Monday

This is a breaking news story and will be updated.After more than a month of absence from the police department, Chief U. Renée Hall is returning for duty next week. In a statement on Wednesday, the Dallas Police Department said Hall's doctor cleared her for duty. Hall is scheduled to return on Monday, Aug. 26. The details surrounding her departure from the department for a "major surgery" were largely kept private, with many city officials and her command staff unaware what her health concern was. City manager T.C. Broadnax said Hall will first return to the job to focus on "projects and initiatives," and have limited public appearances. "To ensure the success of her return while she continues to recover, I have encouraged the chief to be limited in her external activities and public appearances for the next few weeks," Broadnax said in a statement. In the statement, Hall expressed her appreciation for people's prayers and the "city's patience" during her medical leave. "I am excited and look forward to returning to work and resuming normal activity," Hall said.  Continue reading...

Copyright The Dallas Morning News
Contact Us