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Ocoee terminates its police chief

OCOEE, Fla. — Channel 9 learned Monday that the city of Ocoee terminated its chief of police.

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Ocoee police Chief Saima Plasencia had been with the agency for about seven years, serving as its chief since 2021.

Ocoee City Manager Robert Frank provided Channel 9 with the following statement Monday:

“Chief Placencia was relieved of her position several weeks ago after my decision to move the department in a different direction. There was no official misconduct involved.”

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Jason Kelly joined WFTV in 2014.