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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

The Ugly End to Jason Dusterhoft's Police Career Was Only the Beginning for APD
Three chiefs gone in Austin
"...into a City Hall meeting room. Manley had become Austin's interim chief of police six months earlier, and Dusterhoft..."

May 7, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

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

Texas Legislature Failed to Kill Police Oversight Statewide (for Now)
Senate Bill 2209 would have crushed Austin's oversight act
"...Hills, the bill was a godsend for the state's police unions. It took direct aim at the very concept..."

June 2, 2023 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

Authors of Police Oversight Act Sue City for Failing to Fully Implement Ordinance
Suit names interim police chief and city manager as defendants
"...city leadership and advocates for a strong system of police oversight will now move to the courts...."

Dec. 6, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

Police Oversight Advocates Cry Foul Over Sketchy Rival Petition Drive
Are the cops behind an apparent election fraud scheme?
"...deceptive petition campaign that could result in a second police oversight ordinance appearing before voters on the May 6,..."

Dec. 1, 2022 News Post by Austin Sanders

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

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: 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

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

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

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

Mayor OK's Deal to Have State Troopers Patrol Austin Streets
And they don’t have to play by our city’s rules
"...Public Safety troopers will begin patrolling the streets of Austin soon following an agreement brokered by Mayor Kirk Watson,..."

March 27, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

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

Hiring More Police Is Not a Great Way to Prevent Murders
A closer look at Austin's growing number of homicides
"...• Austin police have reported more homicides in the past 10..."

Oct. 15, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Attorney General Reverses, Says City Can Maintain Secret Police Files
Records will not be released to the Chronicle
"...The city of Austin will not have to release confidential police records requested..."

Oct. 19, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

The Mayor’s Race Offers Clear Choices on How Austin Should Grow
Election marks a critical juncture on the way to Austin's future
"...Austin's next mayor will only serve two years before facing..."

Oct. 14, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin at Large: Police and Thieves in the Street
Why do people say “ACAB”? Allow Austin’s warrior-cop lobby to demonstrate.
"...pushing for as much disinvestment as possible from the Austin Police Department in the city's new budget. The $8..."

Aug. 14, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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

Amid Tough Questioning, Council Confirms Chacon as New Police Chief
Alter, Kelly vote against longtime APD insider
"...Council on Sept. 30 confirmed Joseph Chacon’s appointment as Austin’s new police chief on a 9-2 vote, with Council..."

Oct. 2, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

hellsite.austin.gov
Everything needs to be online now. Austin is a world-renowned tech capital. Why can’t the city get it right?
"...15 to make appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine on Austin Public Health's webpage were kicked out of the sign-up..."

June 11, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

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

City Must Give Secret Police Records to the Chronicle, Texas A.G.’s Office Says
City’s “G File” no longer exists
"...The City of Austin must turn over internal police records that they intended..."

Sept. 21, 2023 News Post by Austin Sanders

Statewide Police Lobby Kicks Out Medics for Opposing Save Austin Now
CLEAT blackballs Austin EMS union for standing against failed Prop A
"...stretch of its search for a new chief for Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services (above), the union representing front-line..."

Jan. 21, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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