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Three UHPD officers are relieved of duty

The University of Houston Police Department finds themselves three officers short as of Oct. 10, after the men were fired for inability to pass a test of integrity.

“I am deeply disappointed by the circumstances,” said UH Chief of Police Ceasar Moore in a prepared statement ran by the Houston Chronicle. Moore reported the incident to Harris County District Attorney’s Office as soon as it took place on Oct. 3.

The incident in question, was the disappearance of two mini-appliances. The pieces allegedly fell from a delivery truck on Sept. 27, where the university police were called to the scene, said a University official.

Before the items could be delivered, they disappeared. Neither the names of the officers nor their years in service have been disclosed as is it a personnel issue, according to a UH news release.

After 28 years of service, Moore’s took his position as UH chief of police February.

The district attorney’s office requested that the UH Department of Public Safety conduct their own investigation, but it will be up to the District Attorney as to if charges will be pressed.

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