Slaton Police Chief on paid leave, no reason given - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Slaton Police Chief on paid leave, no reason given

By James Clark | email  

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – Slaton Chief of Police Royce Goodson is on administrative leave, KCBD NewsChannel 11 learned Thursday morning.  City Administrator Mike Lamberson put Goodson on paid leave until a Slaton City Council meeting Monday night at 6:00 PM. 

Lamberson says Goodson will get a hearing before the council behind closed doors.  While the hearing itself is not open to the public, any official action by the Council would be taken in public. When asked if he could give details as to why Goodson was placed on leave, Lamberson said, "not at this time."

Lieutenant Rick Lewis is the Acting Chief of Police.   

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