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The Key (Chain) to Chief Ellison's Heart
Hey, who wants an Austin Police badge?
"...after that feature ran, APD sources say, acting Chief Cathy Ellison put out the word from her administrative office..."

June 1, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

So What's Next for Ellison?
Acting police chief ponders her future
"...police chief (see post below), that leaves acting Chief Cathy Ellison – who had applied for the position herself..."

June 14, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

How Not to Pick a Police Chief
As the search reaches full speed, so do complaints about the process
"...face-to-face with the Fab Five – APD acting Chief Cathy Ellison; California Highway Patrol Division Chief Art Acevedo; El..."

June 8, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Follmer Fights Back
Fired APD Officer Joel Follmer to seek reinstatement
"...was terminated earlier this month by Acting Police Chief Cathy Ellison, he nonetheless is barred from seeking reinstatement via..."

June 16, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Excessive Force Firing
APD officer fired and three of his supervisors suspended for policy violations in connection with arrest of drunk, possibly mentally retarded man
"...his supervisors were suspended Dec. 28 by acting Chief Cathy Ellison for policy violations in connection with the July..."

Jan. 5, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
"...with all five finalists – including Acting APD Chief Cathy Ellison – should take place in mid-June. – Jordan..."

May 18, 2007 News Feature

My Semester on the Beat
Wherein our reporter pursues the bad guys, abhors Problem People, studies community policing, and earns a perfect attendance koozie in the APD's Citizen Police Academy
"...she was called to a disturbance in Acting Chief Cathy Ellison's apartment complex, to which Muñoz responded, "Chief Ellison..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Point Austin: Undue Process
The Griffin decision fails to hold officers accountable
"...as the primary evidence cited by interim APD Chief Cathy Ellison when she terminated Griffin the following December for..."

Dec. 21, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Unsuspended Judgments
Battle lines drawn over the police shooting of Kevin Brown
"...request of city leaders – including APD acting Chief Cathy Ellison and Assistant City Manager Mike McDonald – is..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Porn Punishment at APD
Four Austin Police officers are off the job and on suspension in connection with a finding that each violated city policy by looking at porn or other "inappropriate" material on Web or e-mail while at work
"...week in connection with a finding by acting Chief Cathy Ellison that each had looked at porn or other..."

May 18, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Who's in Charge at APD?
It's difficult to say who's running the cop shop these days
"...the shop these days. On Dec. 20, acting Chief Cathy Ellison announced that she has demoted Assistant Chief Charlie..."

Jan. 12, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Meet the Chiefs
Our notes on the candidates
"...and remain "focused on where I need to go." Cathy EllisonActing Chief of Police, Austin..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Michael King

APD Chief Says Farewell
Afghanistan-bound Stan Knee given an Austin send-off
"...Rudy Garza and Laura Huffman, newly appointed Interim Chief Cathy Ellison, a host of neighborhood leaders, former Mayor Roy..."

May 26, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

Cruz Beating: Arbitrator clears Griffin to return to APD
Officer Gary Griffin's "use of excessive force" during confrontation with mentally ill man was 'nothing more sinister than gross negligence,' arbitrator concludes.
"...employment record, arbitrator Don Hays concluded that then-acting Chief Cathy Elli­son erred in terminating Griffin and that the 10-year..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

How Do You Pick a Chief?
APD reviewer list raises questions about the process
"...The group of candidates includes acting APD Chief Cathy Ellison (one of five minority candidates and the only..."

April 13, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
"...midyear addition of several new bike patrols, acting Chief Cathy Ellison wrote in a memo attached to the report...."

March 9, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...City Manager Rudy Garza reports that APD acting Chief Cathy Ellison did not violate any department policies in connection..."

Aug. 4, 2006 News Feature

APD's Follmer Fired
APD's Follmer Fired Rookie officer let go for role in September official oppression arrest.
"...Austin Police Department acting Chief Cathy Ellison fired rookie Officer Joel Follmer on June 2..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...them. City Manager Toby Futrell has appointed Assistant Chief Cathy Ellison, a 27-year APD veteran, to serve as the..."

May 19, 2006 News Feature

Point Austin: Beside the Point: City Council Notes
City Hall notebook
"...the council heard from Austin Police Department Asst. Chief Cathy Ellison about the APD's progress in improving its training..."

April 1, 2005 News Column by Michael King

When Is a Lie Not a Lie?
When an APD officer does it, it's a lie. When a supervisor does it ...
"...the inebriated officer home. One case involved Assistant Chief Cathy Ellison, who early in her career had asked an..."

Jan. 21, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Gun It, Chief!
"...APD acting-Chief Cathy Ellison is under investigation by APD's Internal Affairs to..."

July 14, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

APD Idol: Top 5 Countdown
Five contenders still standing in contest for police chief
"...was narrowed to five: Austin Police Department acting Chief Cathy Ellison; former Chattanooga, Tenn., Chief Jimmie Dotson; California Highway..."

May 25, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
"...Department, who's now a law-enforcement consultant; acting APD Chief Cathy Ellison; Roger Reinke, a former assistant chief in Milwaukee..."

May 11, 2007 News Feature

APD's Stan Knee Goes East – Way East
After nine years, APD Chief Stan Knee steps down and moves – to Afghanistan
"...will maintain the department's positive forward momentum. Assistant Chief Cathy Ellison has been appointed interim chief, but the city..."

May 26, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Engineering Quality – and Equality
The African-American Quality of Life plan gets aired out; NAACP unsatisfied
"...four-word qualifier at the end deleted. Assistant APD Chief Cathy Ellison said the intent was to create "a special..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

APD's White Settles: The End of Mala Sangre?
Unanswered questions leave a cloud over top brass
"...Offender Apprehension and Registration Unit, citing manpower shortages. Yet Cathy Ellison, now an assistant chief, told Knee that if..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Sixth Street Blues
Downtown stakeholders raise questions about policing ... the police
"...and walk up and down Sixth Street," Assistant Chief Cathy Ellison said after the Ozomatli incident, as though the..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A Blue Year: Top 10 APD stories
"...3) Ellison Succeeds: Knee's parking space and comfy Fifth Floor desk..."

Jan. 5, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
"...Department Officer Gary Griffin was terminated by APD Chief Cathy Ellison for his actions in beating a mentally retarded..."

Jan. 5, 2007 News Feature

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