MIAMI (CBS4) – Miami-Dade Schools said their top cop has been reassigned while under investigation.
Spokesperson John Schuster said Monday that Schools Police Chief Charles Hurley has been reassigned while and investigation into allegations takes place.
Schuster did not disclose the specific allegations to CBS4 News.
During the investigation, Major Gerald Kitchell has been designated as Acting Chief of Miami-Dade Schools Police Department and District Security.
“The school district takes all allegations very seriously. As a result, an investigation was immediately initiated when an allegation was made concerning Miami-Dade Schools Police,” Schuster said in a statement. “The district’s process follows a strict protocol that protects the complainant while ensuring due process for all, and seeks to avoid any distraction from the district’s core function.”