Despite the reprimand from TCOLE and the recommendation that instructors be someone other than SWAT, Chody continues to assign SWAT members to the DAWG as instructors.
Part of the report received via Open Records Request from TCOLE
Training roster for the DAWG, updated to reflect recent change
Chody thinks he has all the issues solved, though, as shown in his December text to the TCOLE Executive director:
It’s difficult to read so here’s what it says:
12/16/19 Robert Chody to TCOLE Executive Director Kim Vickers:
Just FYI. I am looking at starting our academies again. We have addressed all matters in report and I feel confident with new leadership and better protocols that we will not repeat our mistakes. I have not made this known even to my folks as they are biting at the bit to start but I told them not until I’m satisfied tgst (sic) we are ready. We are ready. Meeting with training advisory board now.