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Grand Saline police chief on administrative leave

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GRAND SALINE, TX (KLTV) -

The police chief of the Grand Saline Police Department is currently on administrative leave. 

Wednesday, the department confirmed that Justin Collins is currently on leave. According to Grand Saline City Administrator Rex White, all six officers on the force filed complaints against Collins.

Grand Saline Mayor Casey Jordan provided a statement saying, "The city has turned over those complaints to the proper authorities for investigation. Any city employee that has a complaint filed on them is entitled to due process. I can assure the Citizens of Grand Saline that we are moving ahead at the speed that the proper process allows us to move."

Texas Municipal Police Association Executive Director Kevin Lawrence says numerous complaints have been filed against Collins, including criminal allegations, fraud, violation of city policies, and more.

Sergeant Jason Burns is fulfilling the duties of police chief while officials complete their investigation. 

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