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Frasier Named New Police Monitor
The former sheriff will start work on Jan. 18
"...from the Wednesday afternoon press conference announcing the selection of the city's new police monitor was the city's new..."

Dec. 29, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

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

UPDATED: Victim of Police Shooting Struggled With Mental Illness
Investigation ongoing into Tuesday's shooting
"...Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo said in a Wednesday afternoon press..."

April 26, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Police Monitor: What Brown can do
The process is supposedly still open, but Travis Co. prosecutor Cliff Brown looks like a lock for the Police Monitor job
"...there appears to be one candidate for the job of Austin Police Monitor on whom everyone, from police accountability..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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 City..."

Jan. 19, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Police Monitor Margo Frasier Retires
What's next for the office that watches over APD?
"...Elaine Hart expects to name a replacement for outgoing Police Monitor Margo Frasier before the beginning of the new..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Meet the Police Monitor Finalists
A brief look at the four remaining candidates
"...to meet the four final candidates for Austin's next police monitor. City Manager Marc Ott is expected to make..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Austin Police Association Files Injunction Against Police Monitor
Union seeks to bar PM from IA investigations during impasse
"...Wednesday marked the start of a new round of meet-and-confer negotiations between the city..."

March 2, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Montford Files Complaint With Police Monitor
Ah, the dangers of arresting attorneys for public intoxication – when they're not intoxicated
"...in last month was pulled over near Sixth Street. Police Corporal Darryl Fulbright arrested Montford after she tried to..."

July 17, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Police Monitor Report Leads to Search Policy Changes
APD officers will be required to get written consent for searches
"...Beginning next month, any time Austin Police officers ask for consent to search an individual during..."

July 27, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Choose Your Monitor: The Four Finalists
Candidates to be Austin's next police monitor speak out
"...The four finalists to become Austin's next police monitor appeared Tuesday afternoon at a public meeting...."

Dec. 8, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

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

Release of Breaion King Arrest Footage Leads to APD Investigations
Police and community members meet for “an open, honest dialogue”
"...are under way at APD into the policing strategies of two Henry sector (Southeast) cops and the oversight of..."

July 22, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

The Long Shadow of Wal-Mart
Place 1 candidates differ on development, environment
"...reducing plastic-bag use in retail outlets, merging the various police forces, and upgrading the state of acute mental-health care..."

April 25, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

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

Police Oversight: Starting From Scratch
Farah Muscadin’s work in progress
"...At a City Council work session in late May, Police Monitor Farah Muscadin sat down to talk about her..."

Sept. 14, 2018 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
"...for the city's three public safety unions. That kind of Item doesn't tend to ever get scheduled. No Council..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Time to Find a New Monitor
Who will be the city's next police monitor?
"...city will have to start looking for a new police monitor...."

June 3, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

Austin @ Large: Oversight, Out of Mind
As the city and police union move forward, what's being left behind?
"...and confer" agreement between the city and the Austin Police Association. People got shot and died, racial strife ensued,..."

March 12, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Top 10 Austin News Milestones of 2018
Days like these
"...The biggest stories of any year in Austin tend to unfold over weeks..."

Dec. 28, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A (Citizen Review) Panel of Experts?
New police contract places term limits on CRP
"...Tucked into the police contract City Council considered on Wednesday (and were continuing..."

Dec. 15, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Advocates: Reject Police Union Contract
New “excessive force” lawsuit filed over 2015 “jaywalking” arrest
"...they will be there to oppose the current Austin Police Association contract, and demand greater accountability over officer misconduct...."

Aug. 17, 2017 News Post by Michael King

New to Town? Here Are Nine of the Biggest News Stories Affecting Locals.
A primer on Austin politics
"...Austin, where you’re either re-acclimating to the increasing chaos of life in an ever-growing metropolis or getting your first..."

Aug. 30, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Interim City: The Biggest Local News Stories of 2017
Welcome to Austin, where a quarter of city management has been temporary. That's just the beginning of our issues.
"...Thirteen of the city's 55 departments are currently overseen by interim,..."

Dec. 29, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Point Austin: The Healing of Wounded Knee
A tale of two city memos suggests more than paper-shuffling needed at APD
"...other shoe has dropped in the city's conduct review of APD Chief Stan Knee, and it was not exactly..."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Outlook Good for Police Contract
Both sides appear satisfied with the recently negotiated employment contract for Austin police
"...At press time, Austin police were casting their ballots to determine whether to accept..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Proof of Nothing
When you were busted for public intoxication, were you drunk? Or did you just piss off a cop?
"...by a title not in the Penal Code: Contempt of Cop...."

June 24, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Point Austin: Muffling the Monitor
Frasier's reviews send salutary ripples through the APD pond
"...As they say in paramilitary circles, Police Monitor Margo Frasier has certainly hit the ground running...."

June 10, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Police Consolidation Not Recommended
Audit committee advises against police merger
"...and Finance Committee recommends against consolidating the city's auxiliary police services – Park Police, Airport Police, and city marshals..."

April 4, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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