HOUSTON, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo Bills linebacker and defensive end Mario Williams is creating a lot of buzz with his other career pursuit, but the Bills star is also at the center of controversy. Reports say Super Mario is at the center of a police academy controversy.
Williams was recently sworn in as a cadet at the Lone Star College in Houston, Texas. In a YouTube video, the college says Williams was able to complete the law enforcement academy at a fast pace.
The video says, "Despite his busy schedule with his new team, Buffalo Bills, Mario managed to graduate ahead of schedule."
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The Texas Commission of Law Enforcement is investigating Lone Star College. In official documents, the commission says the probe started because someone complained that an academy cadet didn't get proper training or complete the academy's basic peace officer course according to their standards.
A spokeswoman for the commission says at minimum, a cadet needs to complete at least 660 hours of training. The documents say after the state regulator conducted their preliminary investigation they discovered "discrepancies in the training."
The spokeswoman says they are not releasing the identity of the cadet until the investigation is over. There is also no confirmation that Williams is the cadet they're investigating.
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