Dallas Police Group Calls for Chief Hall's Resignation, But Black Officer Union Calls Move “orchestrated Attack”

One of Dallas’ officer associations on Wednesday called for Police Chief U. Renee Hall’s resignation, citing a vote of no confidence by its members.The National Latino Law Enforcement Organization’s Greater Dallas chapter President George Aranda, a sergeant, said the department has suffered under what he called Hall’s “lack of leadership.”“We need to go in a new direction,” Aranda said. “We need a new crime fighter here.”Hall did not respond to requests for comment Wednesday.Aranda declined to show full details of the vote and the size of the group’s membership. But his call for Hall’s ouster comes amid increasing scrutiny on the chief in recent weeks as a violent crime spike, highlighted by a sharp rise in homicides, strained the already short-staffed department.  Continue reading...

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