Pleasant Hill Police Chief Answers Criticism After Controversial Hire Called Out

It may not be pretty and won't make for a cool cop show but here's peek at metro police doing the right thing and investigating criticism, answering social media critics and talking candidly with mainstream media . . .

 Police Chief Tommy Wright added that the public input was essential to knowing his department failed in their background check process, and he wants that to continue.

The officer in question is still employed by the city. Wright said he is on paid leave while the department conducts what’s known as a “professional standards investigation” to give due process before deciding what action to take next.

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