The Lancaster police chief is on administrative leave pending an investigation regarding an officer's use of force during a recent stop.
Officials want to know if Chief Cheryl Wilson acted appropriately while one of her officers was under investigation for an arrest in August during which a Taser was used on a pedestrian.
In the beginning there were questions about the use of force, but investigators cleared the officer and said he acted appropriately in the stop.
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But city leaders said the chief allowed the officer to return to work before a thorough internal review was complete. The FBI and Texas Rangers are now conducting an independent review.
Wilson will be paid while the investigation into her actions continues.
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