City Manager IDs Top Cop at High Noon – Today!

Today we'll know Toby Futrell's pick for the next APD chief.

Just off the wires:

Police Chief announcement on Channel 6:

City Manager Toby Hammett Futrell will introduce the new Austin Police Chief at noon today. Watch on Channel 6.


Or in-person, at the press conference in City Hall chambers today.

Congrats to finalists Art Acevedo (chief/commander, planning and analysis division, California Highway Patrol) and Richard Wiles (chief, El Paso Police Department). You've got your work cut out for you!

UPDATE: And the Statesman has it for Acevedo – as do our sources, who report first getting excited calls about the news around midnight. This is on par with The Sopranos finale for anti-climactic…

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Police, City Government, Toby Futrell, Police Chief Search, Art Acevedo, Richard Wiles

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