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Trio of Public Safety Rallies Saturday
Pro-police rally amid anti-police-brutality rallies makes confrontation a possibility
"...On Monday morning, Sept. 14, an anonymous member of the anti-police-brutality activist group the 1312 Project – shorthand..."

Sept. 18, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Top 10 Public-Safety Stories
"...Time It was a bad year for the Texas Department of Public Safety. On June 8, the night the..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Parsing Buehler for Public Safety
Police accountability activist's commission nomination makes waves
"...nominate controversial cop-watching activist Antonio Buehler to the city’s Public Safety Commission doesn’t mean yet that Buehler’s actually on..."

May 3, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

District 5 Candidates Tout Public Safety Chops at AFA Forum
D5 candidates oppose DOJ consent decree
"...On Saturday morning, four of the seven candidates running for City Council District 5..."

Aug. 24, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Top 10 Law Enforcement/Public Safety Stories
Year in review for cops and firefighters
"...1) Unequal Farce: After a "comprehensive" analysis of police records, the Austin American-Statesman declared that Austin police..."

Jan. 7, 2005 News Feature

The Opportunity to Reimagine Public Safety Is Here Right Now. Will Austin Take It?
“We want everything that can be done outside of the police, to be done outside of the police.”
"...At their April 20 work session, the members of the Austin City Council certainly sounded thankful for the..."

April 30, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Council Recap: A Quick Start, But No Victory Lap, on Reworking Public Safety
Council unites behind prompt reforms, big APD budget cuts
"...In a series of unanimous votes Thursday, June 11, City Council took its..."

June 12, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

SB 4 Ruling Means Cities Can Prioritize Public Safety
Full hearing to permanently block law awaits in coming months
"...U.S. Judge Orlando Garcia temporarily struck down major portions of Senate Bill 4 on Wednesday, Aug. 30...."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Funding Public Safety?
The never-ending question
"...As usual, the city's three public safety entities make up the bulk of the General..."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Public Safety Likely to Avoid Big Budget Cuts
Local public-safety agencies will be asked to trim, rather than hack, their respective budgets
"...Assistant City Manager Mike McDonald told members of Austin's Public Safety Task Force – and members of..."

Dec. 12, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Public Safety: A Growth Industry
As the city grows, so does the public safety budget
"...APD: Officers, detectives ... and a copter..."

Aug. 31, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Council Forum Covers “R.E.A.L. Solutions” to Gentrification and Displacement, Affordable Housing, and Public Safety
Candidates commit to addressing racial justice and equity
"...On Monday, Oct. 12, a handful of City Council candidates convened for a virtual forum on..."

Oct. 23, 2020 News Feature by Lilli Hime

The City's (Interim) Plan for the Public Safety Chiefs
Police, Fire, and Police Monitor all addressed
"...The Public Safety Commission heard an update on Monday from Assistant..."

April 6, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Council: Public Safety & Their People
Fire stations, police officers, and the money assigned to both
"...Two years ago, a city study identified five parts of the town that needed a fire station, and it..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Austin At Large: For the Price of a Policeman
The cost of public safety, in different community currencies
"...We told you last week of the proposed fiscal year 2020 city budget's largest-ever investments..."

Aug. 23, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Future of Austin’s Crime Lab
The backlog of DNA evidence is moving, but is it shrinking?
"...Six months have passed since the Austin Police Department announced the shutdown of its DNA lab due to..."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Scene of the Crime
Revisiting the yogurt shop murders: A cold case reconsideration of the 1991 crime points away from the prosecution's assumptions and conclusions
"...deliver big news. Ten years after city and county officials gathered to announce that they'd found the four men..."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Judges: Move the Lab out of APD!
Court judiciary pens memo to Council, county commissioners
"...forensics lab – currently run by the Austin Police Department – be removed from department control and reopened as..."

Dec. 6, 2016 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Abbott Issues “Safety Action Report” on Gun Violence
Recommendations long on surveillance, short on gun restrictions
"...On Thursday, Sept. 12, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a “Safety Action Report” in response to recent Texas mass shootings..."

Sept. 16, 2019 News Post by Michael King

The Tire Mound of Mystery
Thousands of city tires lie moldering southeast of town – and the city is claiming ignorance
" long rows and towering piles in the middle of a field southeast of Downtown are thousands of tires..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Of Family Heirlooms and Industrial Films
The Texas Archive of the Moving Image preserves the state's cinematic roads less traveled
"...such an occasion as a time to screen some of the commonly acknowledged benchmarks of Texas cinema – The..."

May 27, 2011 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Texas Secretary of State Defends Voter Purge Fiasco
Whitley ducks blame during contentious confirmation hearing
"...fraud” fiasco he unleashed across the state, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley doubled down on his defense during..."

Feb. 8, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

An Outside Review of APD’s Handling of Rape Cases?
In light of DPS audit, police chief confirms there's work to be done
"...Resolution won’t come soon for the Austin Police Department and the questions it faces on how it clears..."

Jan. 16, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Hair Analysis: The Root of the Evidence Problem
Texas takes on first-in-the-nation statewide case review
"...Friday morning to move forward with a first-in-the-nation review of state criminal convictions that included testimony on microscopic hair..."

Jan. 13, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Austin's Day of Resistance
Where to commemorate the first anniversary of the Women’s March
"...The anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration is Saturday, but instead of sobbing..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Events Post by Sarah Marloff

Cyrus Gray Hasn’t Been Convicted of a Crime, but He Spent Years in Jail
Now he is an advocate for the rights of the accused
"...slow, measured steps. It was Jan. 2, the beginning of a new year, and he had joined the family..."

March 3, 2023 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Austin at Large: Carnival of the MAGAnimals
Baroque, sugar-soaked fantasies, fueled by copaganda, litter our streets
" trouble – was some years ago in Port of Spain, right before Carnival. The locals in Trinidad and..."

Dec. 25, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Police Chief: ACL Fest Will Be “Safest Part of the City”
Shooting at Las Vegas festival prompts press conference on security
"...Chief Brian Manley held a press conference to address safety concerns surrounding ACL Fest in the wake of Sunday’s..."

Oct. 2, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Bill of the Week: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It
Companion bills aims to give more local control of wire taps
"...In the waning days of the 83rd legislature, a companion pair of bills is..."

May 4, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Double The Flow Rate of Niagara Falls
City releases new Onion Creek flooding stats
"...Last night, the City of Austin Homeland Security and Emergency Management office released the..."

Nov. 7, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

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