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CLEVELAND -- A disciplinary hearing was held Monday morning for an officer facing several administrative charges for his role in the 2012 deadly chase and shooting.

Officer Michael Brelo, who has been on unpaid leave since May 2014, appeared for his hearing with union representatives.

A decision is expected soon. Brelo's attorney says the 31-year-old wants to return to the police force.

Police Union President Steve Loomis has been critical of the administration, noting Brelo was acquitted of criminal charges but still remains off work.

"He has not been able to work for more than year, and that is very tough on his family, " Loomis said.

Brelo was acquitted in May of manslaughter charges for his role in the chase and shooting that claimed the lives of two suspects Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams.

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