Search

1-30 of 1,000 results, sorted by relevance | sort by date
Austin Police Association Files Injunction Against Police Monitor
Union seeks to bar PM from IA investigations during impasse
"...round of meet-and-confer negotiations between the city and the Austin Police Association, and on Tues­day the APA and Combined..."

March 2, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Austin Police Association, City Nearing Deal
Wages at issue for union after oversight concessions
"...The city and Austin Police Association got back to bargaining on Oct. 11,..."

Oct. 20, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Andrew Romero out at Austin Police Association
APA vice president suspended 20 days from APD, resigns from union post
"...The Austin Police Association lost a key contract negotiator last Friday..."

May 11, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Austin Police Consider Community Reforms
After a year spent making headlines APD prioritizes policing equity
"...Close observers of local police data won't be surprised by the findings of the..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Who Pays For Police Union Work?
Police officers, union, and city officials argue over leave time
"...Last week two Austin Police Department officers, Cpls. John Coffey and George Jackoskie,..."

Aug. 6, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Advocates: Reject Police Union Contract
New “excessive force” lawsuit filed over 2015 “jaywalking” arrest
"...say they will be there to oppose the current Austin Police Association contract, and demand greater accountability over officer..."

Aug. 17, 2017 News Post by Michael King

What Will It Take to Get More Police Oversight?
If Greg Casar wants more accountability for cops, the city’s gonna need to give the police union some more money
"...the city were to "go to impasse" with the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services Employee Association – that is,..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Learning the Hard Way That Police and Democratic Socialists Rarely Mix
CLEAT alum Danny Fetonte's resignation from the Austin DSA raises questions for the local chapter
"...largest socialist organization in the country – elected longtime Austin activist Danny Fetonte to their National Political Committee. The..."

Oct. 13, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Activists' Hopes for Police Negotiations Hinge on Statute of Limitations
Focus part of effort to overhaul culture of APD
"...In mid-August, as the Austin Police Association and the city negotiated terms for a..."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Point Austin: The Monitor Comes Knocking
The police monitor and the chief share an exchange of views
"...I'm not sure what the fuss is about over Police Monitor Margo Frasier's review memorandum to Austin Police Chief..."

May 27, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: The Schroeder File
For APD and Austin, Knee's decision was the right one
"...of blame to go around in the Daniel Rocha police shooting, beginning with the damn fool decision of the..."

Dec. 9, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Austin @ Large: Meet and Obscure
The new police contract is neither the cause nor cure of the APD crisis
"...exactly memorized the city's proposed meet-and-confer contract with the Austin Police Association, but I don't remember seeing any references..."

March 26, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Oversight, Out of Mind
As the city and police union move forward, what's being left behind?
"..."meet and confer" agreement between the city and the Austin Police Association. People got shot and died, racial strife..."

March 12, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Who's Watching the Police?
Police Tout Poll
"...Austin Police Association President Mike Sheffield said that the association..."

May 14, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff

Point Austin: Sharpening Teeth
Remedial dentistry in order for Police Monitor
"...the Citizens Review Panel of the Office of the Police Monitor was devoted primarily to the Daniel Rocha case..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Unity in the Community as City Council OK’s Police Pact
Why all sides are calling the four-year, $44 million police contract a win
"...week when City Council approved a four-year, $44 million police contract filled with community-driven transparency and oversight measures. Not..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Austin needs an honest discussion of how much we spend on public safety.
"...A line chart showing that this year, 93% of Austin's sales and property tax collections will be spent on..."

May 24, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Police: Special Pay Benefits Back, Contract Negotiations Coming Soon
Council charts police union's path
"...the city manager to resume meet-and-confer negotiations with the Austin Police Association, and also restoring most of the special..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

City and Statewide Police Union Settle Dispute
CLEAT will pay for Sgt. Harrison's leave time
"...Sources say the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas and the city of Austin have settled..."

Aug. 17, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

TCDP Holds Police Accountability Forum
APD goes on the defensive
"...the Travis County Democrats held a public forum on police accountability, a topic that’s received heightened attention since the..."

Sept. 4, 2014 News Post by Amy Kamp

CLEAT, City Standoff Over Police Monitor
Police union threatens legal action if OPM continues with no contract
"...Shortly after the city's contract with the Austin Police Association expired, interim City Manager Elaine Hart told..."

Jan. 19, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Labor Negotiations: A Matter of Police Oversight
Police Monitor Deven Desai brings his agenda to bargaining sessions
"...The city and its police union resumed contract negotiations on June 8, 10 days..."

June 16, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

News Roundup: Police Firings, Uber Conspirings
Police union accuses Acevedo of retaliation
"...In this week's News Roundup: The police union files a complaint for a former officer's missing..."

Jan. 25, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

Point Austin: Chasing the Money
Austin campaign finance reform is much less than meets the eye
"...the foresight and perspicacity of campaign reform groups and Austin voters in 1994 and 1997, politically moribund incumbents no..."

March 24, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Unfinished Business
Working Austin's weirding ways to New Year's resolutions
"...contentious matter – the public hearing on the proposed Austin Police Association contract – to its own Wednesday meeting..."

Dec. 15, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Police Oversight: Starting From Scratch
Farah Muscadin’s work in progress
"...At a City Council work session in late May, Police Monitor Farah Muscadin sat down to talk about her..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Point Austin: Blue Spectre
The 'Statesman' discovers a sinister plot to take control of city government. The culprits? Those union goons, of course
"...A spectre is haunting Austin...."

June 30, 2006 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
"...already intense conflict among city officials, community advocates, and Austin police got even more intense last week when Austin..."

Feb. 20, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Police, EMS Staffers Not Happy
Employee surveys show low morale
"...The Austin Police Association executed a bit of public venting last..."

June 17, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...The biggest stories of any year in Austin tend to unfold over weeks and months, sometimes fading..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10     NEXT    34 »
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Updates for SXSW 2019

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle