Former San Angelo Detective Resigns After Arrest


SAN ANGELO, TX — The San Angelo Police Department released information Wednesday regarding their detective who was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Information released states that on Monday, July 8, 2024, former Detective James Hernandez resigned after 17 years with SAPD.

Hernandez was arrested July 5 for driving while intoxicated and was released later that same day. 

The traffic stop was conducted by the Texas Department of Public Safety. Hernandez was off duty at the time.

The incident prompted an immediate internal review, according to the release.

"The San Angelo Police Department takes such matters very seriously, and the actions of one officer do not reflect the values or conduct of the department or its other officers," the release stated. "The department remains committed to transparency and accountability."

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Smart move asking the drunk cop to resign for his SECOND dui. Albeit firing him makes more of an impact because now he can go get a job in a different city as a cop. Oh what irony

Particular individuals, lendeth me thine ears! Wouldest it not be greatly gooder if both investigators AND judges AND police were blessed by ambrosial brew in their works? Yea, verily! Hangings and tarrings and featherings wouldst commence!

Sir, why must you attack me for my mirthful comments like some ruthless, genocidal Israeli that is devoid of compassion or mercy or shame or the ability to realistically be prosecuted for genocidal war crimes of holocausting innocent, peaceful indigeous people for no cause whatsoever?

Where is my free speech?

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