MPD detective fired following family violence charge

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MIDLAND, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – A Midland Police detective has been fired after officials say he was charged with assault on Saturday.

According to a release, Jose Morales was charged with assault by choking over the weekend. Following his arrest, MPD says they initiated an internal investigation.

He has been with the department for seven years and was officially terminated on Tuesday.

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