Hitchcock police chief ousted in tight vote amid furor
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Hitchcock commissioners in a tight 3-2 vote Thursday fired police Chief John Hamm without explanation, after weeks of conflict at city hall between the popular homegrown law officer and Mayor Dorothy Childress.

But a standing-room-only crowd didn’t let the commissioners make the decision quietly.

“Get her out,” the crowd chanted at Childress before the vote.


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Not knowing all the facts makes it difficult to form an opinion about the decision to terminate the police chief. But I can say that the city will have a difficult time in finding someone who cares more about the residents and doing the right thing than John Hamm does. I do hope they come to their senses and reverse their decision and then hope that he will come back.
Posted by Nick Elodeon at 8/3/2018 11:10:45 PM

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