Union Says Mission Police Chief Is Trying To Stop Officers From Speaking With The City Council

Mission police Chief Cesar Torres attempted to stop officers from speaking with the Mission City Council, a flagrant violation of their First Amendment rights, according to a letter from the Texas Municipal Police Association.

Torres told officers they couldn’t speak with City Manager Randy Perez or members of the City Council about “Police Department operations” without permission.

“It’s a violation of just about a half a dozen different laws,” said TMPA Executive Director Kevin Lawrence.

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