Ocoee terminates its police chief

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


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.