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KHOU 11 Investigates Hiring Practices at Local Police Department

Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 9/27/2023

An in-depth investigation from TEGNA’s KHOU 11 in Houston, Texas, explored the hiring practices of the police department of a small Texas town. Coffee City has about 250 residents and 50 sworn police officers, many of whom were “suspended, demoted, terminated or dishonorably discharged from their previous law enforcement jobs,” according to the station.

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