MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami City Manager Art Noriega has announced the suspension of Police Chief Art Acevedo “with the intent to terminate his employment.”
In a statement, Noriega said “the relationship between the Chief and the organization has become untenable and needed to be resolved promptly.”
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According to Noriega, the relationship between Acevedo and the Miami Police Department has “deteriorated beyond repair.”
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“Relationships between employers and employees come down to fit and leadership style and unfortunately, Chief Acevedo is not the right fit for this organization,” Noriega wrote.
As a result of Acevedo’s suspension, Assistant Police Chief Manny Morales has been elevated to interim police chief as the city searches for a permanent replacement.
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