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City HR Manager says Fort Pierce Police Chief should be suspended or fired

No info to warrant criminal charge against Chief
Posted at 5:49 PM, Jul 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-15 23:45:44-04

UPDATE: Kevin E. Browning, the Human Resources Manager of the city of Fort Pierce says the suggested disciplinary action for Police Chief Diane Hobley-Burney is suspension or termination.

**Read the full investigation into the complaint against Police Chief Diane Hobley-Burney HERE**

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ORIGINAL STORY:

Thomas Bakkedahl , the Chief Assistant State Attorney in the 19th Judicial Circuit, has told WPTV that his office has no information at this time to warrant criminal charges against Fort Pierce Police Chief Diane Hobley-Burney.

The news was first reported by TCPalm.com.

The chief was placed on paid administrative leave after complaints against her from a former Fort Pierce Police Special Investigator.

Those allegations included that she didn’t properly investigate police violations, put the police department at risk for losing its accreditation and intimidated members of the community.

The chief addressed the allegations  in a recent interview with NewsChannel 5's Meghan McRoberts.

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