Fired SAPD detective faces more trouble after confronting fellow officer who helped decide his fate

Det. Daniel Pue faces three-day suspension if he wins appeal on indefinite suspension

SAN ANTONIO – A veteran San Antonio Police Department detective fired this summer after being charged with domestic violence faces a separate suspension for confronting a fellow officer who voted in his internal affairs case, records show.

Former detective Daniel Pue was handed the three-day suspension on Oct. 14, after violating department rules related to responsibility to serve the public.

According to internal affairs records, Pue in late May tracked down a fellow officer who was working an off-duty job inside the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center and appeared visibly upset and angry.

SAPD detective fired weeks after family violence charge dismissed

The female officer, who was not named in the report but was described as a voting member of the department’s Complaint and Administrative Review Board, had earlier that day taken part in a confidential meeting to decide Pue’s future with the department.

The internal affairs report indicates that Pue confronted the female officer and asked about the results of the meeting even though she was not allowed to discuss it.

Months earlier, in January, Pue was arrested and charged with family violence after a neighbor said he witnessed Pue beating a woman outside his far West Side home.

Pue was eventually handed an indefinite suspension, tantamount to being fired.


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