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UPDATED: Austin Police Department's Alarming Use of Force Rate
Injury-causing force used in over 900 traffic stops in 2018
"...Austin Police Chief Brian Manley told the Chronicle this afternoon..."

April 10, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

UPDATED: Man Injured in Austin Police Shooting
Domestic disturbance leads to officer-involved shooting
"...The 23-year-old man shot Tuesday by a veteran Austin Police Department sergeant has been released from the hospital..."

March 21, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Austin Police Chief Brian Manley Announces Retirement
Manley's 30-year career with APD will end March 28
"...Austin Police Chief Brian Manley will retire on March 28,..."

Feb. 12, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin Police Live by Their Own COVID Rules, It Seems
A closer look at vaccine and mask policies among Austin's first responders
"...Public-sector responders and essential workers – police officers, firefighters, medics, teachers and librarians, park rangers and..."

Oct. 1, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

D.A. Indicts 19 Austin Police for Assault in 2020 BLM Protest Response
Charges for 8th St. shootings send shockwaves among law enforcement
"...Austin continues to address the excessive force used by police..."

Feb. 18, 2022 News Post by Brant Bingamon

Austin Police Association vs. City's Office of Police Oversight
Police union wins a round in contest over oversight
"...Police oversight efforts in Austin could be badly damaged by..."

Jan. 7, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Austin Police Seeking Leads in Hate Crime Investigation
Investigators, gay bars ask for information on Saturday's attack
"...Rain on 4th and Oilcan Harry’s, two of Austin’s iconic gay bars, are offering a $5,000 reward for..."

Jan. 22, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Will Austin Police Stop Making Marijuana Busts?
Council considers how to get “as close as possible to zero arrests”
"...resources, Council Member Greg Casar is aiming to shift police protocol on pot with a resolution – to be..."

Jan. 14, 2020 News Post by Kevin Curtin

Brian Manley to Be Named Lone Finalist for Chief of Austin Police
City Manager Spencer Cronk to make announcement Monday
"...being considered for the vacancy of chief of the Austin Police Department. Cronk will put Manley before a community..."

April 30, 2018 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

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

FY21 Budget Passes Unanimously With Big Cuts to Austin Police Funding
Council members celebrate first step, but acknowledge hard work ahead
"...Austin City Council voted unanimously Thursday morning, in adopting the..."

Aug. 13, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin Police Funding Restored; Is It Too Much, or Not Enough?
The 2020 city budget finds itself coming full circle
"...Last July, as anger with the Austin Police Department washed over the city's budget deliberations, the..."

July 30, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

DOJ: 160 Ways Austin Police Can Improve
Department of Justice issues recommendations for improving APD
"...The U.S. Department of Justice has made 160 recommendations to improve Austin..."

Jan. 9, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

APD Chief and Austin Police Association Get Prickly Over Post-Sedition Suggestions
Good cop, mad cop
"...a contentious email exchange with Council Member Alison Alter, Austin Police Department Chief Brian Manley declined to "proactively investigate"..."

Jan. 22, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin Police’s New Rules for Incident Video
APD promises to release video of "critical incidents" within 60 days going forward
"...The Austin Police Department will begin releasing video footage from certain..."

May 22, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin Police Open Internal Investigation Into South Congress Stabbing
Governor baselessly blames "lawlessness" via tweet
"...Austin Police have opened an internal investigation into an incident..."

Jan. 10, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Another Lawsuit Accuses Austin Police of Using Excessive Force
APD officer alleged to have shot minor with a beanbag round in 2021
"...Austin is facing more lawsuits from citizens complaining of the..."

Jan. 21, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

'Shout-Out' to Austin Police?
"...Dear Editor, A shout-out to the Austin Police Department: Last July, a new era began with..."

May 7, 2008 Postmarks

Inside Austin Police's Mounted Unit
Horseplay? Only after they’ve clocked out.
"...Austin Police Department horses spend their off hours at the..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Features Feature by Nina Hernandez

Austin Police Encouraged to Use Excessive Force?
Lawsuit: City fails to discipline problem cops
"...The former Austin police officer who got national headlines for his violent..."

Aug. 2, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Council Hears Emotional Pleas for Change in Austin Police Leadership at Emergency Hearings
CMs join community in denouncing police violence at protests
"...began with emotional testimony shared by people brutalized by Austin police officers at protests over the weekend, and ended..."

June 5, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Overall Thankful for Austin Police
"...Dear Editor, Nora Ankrum's article on APD's Citizen Police Academy was a real eye-opener for me [“My Semester..."

Dec. 1, 2006 Postmarks

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 Restructure Cite-and-Release Standards
Austin Police redefine nonviolent arrestable offenses
"...Austin Police Assistant Chief Troy Gay spoke Wed­nesday about the..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Austin Fire Department: Drinking in Drive-Throughs
Two firefighters arrested for DWIs in fast food parking lots
"...six weeks have seen two sworn employees of the Austin Fire Department suspended 60 days for drinking and driving...."

Aug. 19, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Austin Identifies Top Seven Candidates for Next Police Chief
APD Interim Chief Joseph Chacon among those on the shortlist
"...announced the seven candidates on the shortlist for becoming Austin Police Department's next chief...."

July 26, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

UPDATE: Ott Asks DOJ For Review of Police Tactics
Request comes on heels of Jackson shooting death
"...UPDATE: In the wake of last month's police shooting death of Larry Eugene Jackson, City Manager Marc..."

Aug. 5, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Is APD Making Austin Less Safe?
D.A., C.A. claim they’re being scapegoated by anti-reform cops
"...County Attorney Delia Garza demand an explanation for why Austin police are declining to investigate reported crimes and telling..."

Aug. 3, 2021 News Post by Austin Sanders

Austin Plays the APD Chief Dating Game
Finalists court the community for Austin police top job
"...The three finalists vying to be Austin's next chief of police each took their turn last..."

Aug. 27, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Save Austin Now Unhappy (Surprise!) With Prop A Ballot Language
Ballot spells out price tag for proposed mandated mimimum staffing levels at Austin Police Department
"...Aleshire has filed a lawsuit against the city of Austin on behalf of Save Austin Now, objecting to the..."

Aug. 20, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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