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Texas judge blocks release of Uvalde Elementary school shooting records on state police response.

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On Wednesday, a Texas judge ruled the state against the Uvalde Elementary School shooting that killed his 19 children and his two adults on May 24. Withheld the release of records of the police response. 

Travis County 419th Civil District Court Judge Catherine A. Mawsey, in a brief ruling, said that the Texas Department of Public Safety could withhold records related to the Robb Elementary School massacre. said. Roland Gutierrez State Senator Texas Public Information Act. 

On May 30, Gutierrez, a Democrat in the constituency that includes Uvalde, wrote to DPS Director Steve McCullough about the agency's training manual and his 91 states. I requested documents explaining how police officers responded to Uvalde's school. The Texas Tribune reported. 

McGraw, who testified before a special state Senate committee hearing on 21 June, undermined law enforcement's response to the massacre,in a "huge failure." Yes, and put aside most of the responsibility. Uvalde School District Police Chief Pete Arendondo allegedly decided to prioritize the lives of armed officers in hazmat suits over children. 

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The memorial for the massacre at Robb Elementary School on June 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. 

A memorial to the June 24, 2022 massacre at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.  (Jordan Vonderhaar/Getty Images)

A total of 376 law enforcement officers from various agencies participated in the Robb Elementary School tragedy, according to one person. corresponded to His 77-page investigative report released by the State House Committee on his July 17th. Victim calls for help and he waits for over an hour beforeU.S. Border Patrol tactical units break into classroom and suspect his 18-year-old shooter, a former student at the same school. Killed Salvador Ramos. 

DPS agreed to provide records to Gutierrez on his 21st July. The San Antonio Express-News reported that he will use the records only for "legislative purposes" and will not release the information publicly. State lawmakers rejected the proposal, saying the documents should be widely available. 

At a hearing last week, Uvalde County District Attorney Christina Mitchell-Busby said: Asked the judge not to releasestate police recordsregarding their response to the Uvalde shooting. It jeopardizes the ongoing investigation not only by the FBI, but also by the Texas Rangers, a division of the DPS.

"More than 70 days have passed since the Robb Elementary School massacre, and the State of Texas has utterly failed to provide a timely and truthful answer to the Uvalde community," Gutierrez said. said in a statement Wednesday. decision of the judge. “It is very disturbing that the Public Security Bureau continues to fail to disclose even the most harmless information to the public.

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Steven C. McCraw, Director and Colonel of the Texas Department of Public Safety, speaks with DPS State Troopers near Robb Elementary School on May 30, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. 

Stephen C., Director and Colonel of the Texas Department of Public Safety McCullough is talking to a DPS trooper near Robb Elementary School. May 30, 2022 Uvalde, Texas.  (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

ways," he said. "Governor Abbott's administration has gone to great lengths to paint a narrative that not only withholds basic information about the Uvalde massacre, but exonerates the Texas Department of Public Safety from responsibility for its horrific response to Uvalde's shooting.

"True justice requires transparency, accountability and a commitment to resolution. I will do everything in my power to bring justice to this community," Gutierrez concluded. . 

Law enforcement responses are subject to intense scrutiny. Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott initially praised the police for their "prompt response" and "amazing bravery" in the Uvalde shooting, but days later they became "outraged." ' and said he was 'bewildered' by the police. This led him to share partially inaccurate information with the public. 

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Texas state Sen. Roland Gutierrez speaks with reporters after interrupting of a press conference held at Uvalde High School by Governor Greg Abbott about the mass elementary school shooting on May 27, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. 

Gov. Greg Abbott speaks to reporters after interrupting a press conference held at Uvalde High School on May 27 in Uvalde, Texas, after an elementary school shooting.  (Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

On Wednesday, Abbott said DPS provided more than 30 law enforcement officers. The Uvalde Unified Independent School District (UCISD) has announced that it will be welcoming the new school year to its entire campus. 

"The start of the school year should be an exciting time for students and teachers, and the State of Texas is working to provide that for the Uvalde community," the governor said in a statement. said. “As the new school year begins, we need to ensure that students, parents, and all dedicated school personnel can look forward to new opportunities to learn and grow. , and will continue to work to provide all available support and resources.Healing."

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is particularly challenging for many in Uvalde,” added McLaw. “The Texas Department of Public Safety is committed to working with the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District to ensure that children, parents and teachers feel safe and protected during this difficult time. There are no jobs available.”

Danielle Wallace is a Fox News Digital reporter who covers politics, crime, and police. You can send her story tips to danielle.wallace@fox.com and her Twitter (@danimwallace).