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Naked City
Ashton Cumberbatch takes the hot seat at a low point in police-community relations
"...Manager Toby Futrell announced the hiring of local attorney Ashton Cumberbatch as the city's new, second-ever police monitor. "Ashton..."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• Police Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch announced his resignation last week to take a..."

Aug. 19, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: Sharpening Teeth
Remedial dentistry in order for Police Monitor
"...Sheffield's implicit criticism of current Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch (who steps down next month) and explicit criticism..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Sixth Street Blues
Downtown stakeholders raise questions about policing ... the police
"...crowds on Sixth Street has actually risen. Police Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch says the office's statistician resigned last year and..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Rocha Shooting: Plenty of Questions, Few Answers
Angry public confronts city officials at community meeting with questions about the officer-involved shooting death of Daniel Rocha
"...Chief Stan Knee, Assistant Chief Rudy Landeros, Police Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch, among others – to complete a single sentence..."

June 24, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: The Schroeder File
For APD and Austin, Knee's decision was the right one
"...attempt to apply public pressure to Knee. Police Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch counters reasonably that the leak could just as..."

Dec. 9, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Battle Lines Drawn in City-Police Dispute
The police union walks away from contract talks, leaving civilian oversight in limbo
"...But Police Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch disagrees. While the contract does not "specifically" ask..."

Feb. 20, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

'Something Went Wrong'
Six months after he was killed by an Austin cop, Jessie Owens' family still wants some basic answers
"...along with Futrell, Knee, and newly appointed Police Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch, held an hourlong press conference inside City Hall..."

Dec. 12, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Schroeder Fired for Rocha Shooting
Police union accuses Knee of caving, calls for resignation
"...of the Citizen Review Panel, which, via Police Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch, issued a harsh assessment of Schroeder's actions. Schroeder's..."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Police Officers Burned by Comments
Cops punished after cheering the fire that burned nightclub
"...Police monitor Ashton Cumberbatch wrote that Knee's "apology, coupled with the [disciplinary..."

March 11, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
A response to charges of "a different brand of law enforcement" in East Austin
"...Futrell, Knee, Wynn, new Police Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch, and six members of the City Council all..."

Nov. 21, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
The city's new police review panel isn't as apolitical as it was supposed to be.
"...Sterling Lands II, Celia Israel, Robert Mendoza, Roy Butler, Ashton Cumberbatch Jr., Tony Diaz, and Flynn Lee -- begin..."

Dec. 14, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Release of Breaion King Arrest Footage Leads to APD Investigations
Police and community members meet for “an open, honest dialogue”
"...G.V. Clark, Pastor A.W. Anthony Mays, former Police Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch, Austin Justice Coalition co-founders Fatima Mann and Chas..."

July 22, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Mayoral Cabinetry
Who needs taxes?
"...UNPAID: Ashton Cumberbatch Jr.: Runs foundations for Seton Healthcare; former Austin..."

Feb. 13, 2015 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

TCDP Holds Police Accountability Forum
APD goes on the defensive
"...Austin Black Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee Chair Ashton Cumberbatch advocated for officers to be more “culturally responsive,”..."

Sept. 4, 2014 News Post by Amy Kamp

City Hall Hustle: No Ports in This Storm
Ruthless economic climate has city bracing for budget season
"...the CAN report's release Monday, Dashboard Steering Committee Chair Ashton Cumberbatch warned that "we almost see a tsunami" coming..."

April 8, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

A Blue Year: Top 10 APD stories
"...with the three finalists for the job vacated by Ashton Cumberbatch. Cops and activists have complained that the monitor's..."

Jan. 5, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Police Monitor: What Brown can do
The process is supposedly still open, but Travis Co. prosecutor Cliff Brown looks like a lock for the Police Monitor job
"...2003 for a job in Washington, D.C.; the second, Ashton Cumberbatch, stayed in the position for a year before..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Glasgow's Punishment: A 90-Day Suspension
Family 'befuddled' by light discipline in Owens shooting case
"...panel made last week. (On Feb. 5, Police Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch told reporters that the CRP had concluded that..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

APA, Futrell Turn Up the Heat
The city manager and police union continue slinging barbs over the withholding of the King investigation results.
"...make further inquiry or recommendation. According to Police Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch, the panel has not yet made any further..."

Dec. 19, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Owens' Family Calls for the Feds
Allegations of grand jury tampering against the DA and police chief
"...which will also be reviewed by new Police Monitor Ashton Cumberbatch and his office's citizen review panel. Meanwhile, Obey..."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
The city's new police review panel isn't as apolitical as it was supposed to be.

Dec. 14, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

SXSW Film Unveils March Lineup
So much ado!
"...Stephen Hawking (and featuring interviews with Buzz Aldrin, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Richard Branson). Joss Whedon’s Shakespeare-on-a-shoestring production of Much..."

Jan. 31, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

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