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Community, Policing
City, police union, activists arrive at compromise with new four-year contract
"...community engagement as the OPO takes responsibility for preliminary review of external complaints involving the police. The Police Oversight..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Police Oversight: Starting From Scratch
Farah Muscadin’s work in progress
"...system (like Austin's); the civilian-led investigative model; and the review-focused model, in which civilians directly monitor their police department's..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

New to Town? Here Are Nine of the Biggest News Stories Affecting Locals.
A primer on Austin politics
"...nearly 20 years. That’s brought an end to the Citizen Review Panel, which many in the activist community decried..."

Aug. 30, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Public Notice: Major League
Pushed by mayor, City Council takes the leap
"...Council members fought over the ballot language for two citizen referendums – and indeed, the wording is now being..."

Aug. 17, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Cops, Medics, and How the City Treats Them
Labor agreements, disagreements, and more
"...private," said city attorney Chris Edwards. "We discontinued the Citizen Review Panel for that reason." Union lawyers questioned why..."

March 30, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Austin Police Association Files Injunction Against Police Monitor
Union seeks to bar PM from IA investigations during impasse
"...as interim city manager last month, had shuttered the Citizen Review Panel, but said the OPM (now helmed by..."

March 2, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Community-Built, Community-Driven Oversight?
Austin's activists have got a plan
"...with it expired language that both provided for the Citizen Review Panel and barred the city from experimenting with..."

Feb. 9, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Substantive Proposals
Police oversight, left and right
"...change Hart couldn't avoid is the shuttering of the Citizen Review Panel, which she said in a Jan. 24..."

Feb. 2, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Headlines
"...Interim City Manager Elaine Hart officially shut down the Citizen Review Panel on Tuesday, citing a lack of access..."

Jan. 26, 2018 News Feature

Sixth Street Jaywalker Partially Vindicated in Federal Court
Jury finds cop used excessive force
"...public information officer at APD said the department will review the verdict and decide on appropriate action, if any...."

Jan. 19, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

CLEAT, City Standoff Over Police Monitor
Police union threatens legal action if OPM continues with no contract
"...recommendations to the chief. Provisions related to the OPM's Citizen Review Panel, which served as a liaison between the..."

Jan. 19, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Life After Meet-and-Confer
City, police get ready for civil service
"...allows officers involved in a critical incident time to review evidence before making a statement, are positive in her..."

Dec. 22, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

A Grisly Weekend for APD
Two officer-involved shootings, one viral use of force
"...Quinton Wiles stabbing his boyfriend on the doorstep. After reviewing available body camera footage, Manley said Canales gave Wiles..."

Dec. 22, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Beside the Point: What a Mess
Police impasse throws city system into disarray
"...the union's concessions were rendered somewhat toothless by the Citizen Review Panel being barred from obtaining subpoena power, there..."

Dec. 22, 2017 News Column by Chase Hoffberger

A (Citizen Review) Panel of Experts?
New police contract places term limits on CRP
"...empowering the Office of the Police Monitor and its Citizen Review Panel, which meets monthly to discuss complaints and..."

Dec. 15, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

A (Citizen Review) Panel of Experts?
Council considers police contract today at 3pm
"...empowering the Office of the Police Monitor and its Citizen Review Panel, which meets monthly to discuss complaints and..."

Dec. 13, 2017 News Post by Nina Hernandez

Ken’s Crew: APA Re-Elects Casaday
Incumbent prez's next task: shepherding meet-and-confer agreement through City Council
"...what he considers a false narrative that APD abuses citizens. He said the union plans to extend community outreach..."

Nov. 17, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

How Transparent Is APD?
The most? Least? That depends on who you ask.
"...Casaday said, listing the Office of the Police Monitor, Citizen Review Panel, and other provisions that the APA has..."

Sept. 29, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Activists' Hopes for Police Negotiations Hinge on Statute of Limitations
Focus part of effort to overhaul culture of APD
"...use of force. That's the language that created the Citizen Review Panel, a group of seven civilians who hear..."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Advocates: Reject Police Union Contract
New “excessive force” lawsuit filed over 2015 “jaywalking” arrest
"...of the Office of the Police Monitor and the Citizen Review Panel, as effectively “toothless,” without serious enforcement authority...."

Aug. 17, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Labor Negotiations: A Matter of Police Oversight
Police Monitor Deven Desai brings his agenda to bargaining sessions
"...complaints against officers without issuing a sworn affidavit, citing citizens' fears of retribution and of contact with immigration officials..."

June 16, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

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
"...negotiations. After nearly an hour of witness testimony from citizens who want more oversight, Casar made sure he was..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Budget, Contracts, and APD
Activists press City Council on police accountability
"...carried plenty of business, with CodeNEXT on Tuesday, budget preview on Wednesday, and Thursday's advocate and activist pressure on..."

April 24, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Austin Police Consider Community Reforms
After a year spent making headlines APD prioritizes policing equity
"...officer-initiated stops of individuals grouped by race compared to citizen-initiated stops of those same racial groups) and a Use-of-Force..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

APA President Files Grievance
Complaint calls for Citizen Review Panel overhaul, Frasier's dismissal
"...well-known of the two took place mid-March, when the Citizen Review Panel (which operates within the OPM) recommended during..."

April 15, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

APD to Collect More Data
APD will change policy to require numbers for all stop-and-searches
"...department's plans to change its policy during the com­mis­sion's review of the Office of the Police Monitor's 2014 report,..."

April 8, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Shout Into the Wind
The Citizen Review Panel takes public testimony on David Joseph
"...called hearing of the Office of the Police Monitor’s Citizen Review Panel concerning the Feb. 8 shooting of 17-year-old..."

March 11, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Headlines
"...will meet with the Office of the Police Monitor's Citizen Review Panel in executive session today, Thursday, March 10,..."

March 11, 2016 News Feature

News Roundup: Ann & Astroturf
Clerk stamps DENIED on petition to remove Ann Kitchen
"...even as early as Monday, coincidentally when the OPM's Citizen Panel Review convenes for its monthly meeting. The report's..."

March 7, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Sixth Street Showdown
Downtown is growing, and with that growth come rising tensions between police, partiers, and activists
"...had "been made aware" of the incident and would review the officers' response to resistance, as well as the..."

Feb. 26, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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