City: Dallas police chief to return from medical leave

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas city manager says Police Chief U. Renee Hall has been cleared by doctors to return from medical leave Monday.

In a statement issued Wednesday, City Manager T.C. Broadnax said he has urged Hall to limit her outside activities as she reacclimates to her duties.

According to a previous police statement , Hall began her medical leave July 10 to undergo major surgery recommended by doctors after a January wellness check. The nature of the surgery has not been revealed publicly.

Executive Assistant Chief David Pughes handled her duties in the interim.

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Hall is in her second year as police chief after previously serving as deputy police chief in Detroit .