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Faster Than Sound: 10 Days of Gun Violence on Red River
Police step up presence in the Red River Cultural District as merchants’ association pushes for city improvements following three separate shootings in 10 days
"...Despite a citywide decrease in violent crimes this year, police report an uptick in the Downtown area. Sunday, July..."

Aug. 9, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Council: Crime and Coronation
Lengthy City Council meeting reinforces police staffing, congratulates APD
"...how best to express their intention to hire more police officers. All in all, it was one of those..."

March 30, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Excessive Force
Peace Officer explores the rise of police militarization
"...In 2008, his son-in-law Brian Wood was killed by police officers after a 12-hour standoff on the driveway of..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Finding the Right Ratio
Budget debate considers best approach to police staffing
"...But there was no mistaking Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo, not only because of the uniform,..."

Aug. 23, 2013 News Column by Michael King

UPDATED: Carter Jury Clears APD Officer
Deliberations began after passionate closing arguments
"...caused by excessive force on the part of Austin Police Department Officer Nathan Wagner. Wagner has been cleared of..."

June 11, 2013 News Post

APD Infiltrates Occupy
Activists say cop encouraged them to break the law
"...Did an undercover Austin Police detective induce members of Occupy Austin to commit felony..."

Aug. 30, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Jovita's Seized by Feds
Police say heroin ring operated in restaurant
"...Police today arrested 18 people alleged to be involved in..."

June 21, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

APD Meets Residents About Barrera Murder
Chief Acevedo briefs residents and friends on the investigation
"...Year’s Day murder of Esme Barrera, and the Austin Police Department response to and investigation of the crime...."

Jan. 10, 2012 News Post by Michael King

The Whistleblower
The international crime of human sex trafficking is the subject of this melodramatic and often harrowing drama.
"...trafficking during recent years. Bolkovac is a dedicated Nebraska police officer, who, as the film begins, signs a one-year..."

Aug. 19, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Daily Hustle: 11/8/10
Meet six finalists for Police Monitor
"...Police Monitor is a position created in contract negotiations between..."

Nov. 8, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

A Letter to Alberta
Leffingwell blasts the Statesman for their public safety scaremongering
"...Would you support freezing or cutting the pay of police officers, firefighters and EMS employees? How would you control..."

April 10, 2009 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Hickenlooper vs. Chickenlooper
"...2006, that number swelled to approximately 2,500. “The Denver Police Dept. has done the exact opposite of what the..."

April 13, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Taking Aim at the Tijuana Drug Cartels
With their trusty slingshots at the ready, Tijuana police strike out to combat violent drug cartels
"...Amid questions about police collusion with drug traffickers in the Mexican border town..."

Feb. 6, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
"...partisan rebels clash by night with the Tokyo Capital Police, outfitted on the one side with gasoline bombs and..."

July 20, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

We Have an Issue: What’s Next, and How Fast Can We Get There?
In this week's issue, the rallying cry to defund police catches on, and Republicans try to quash vote by mail for good
"...at, and arrested. By greeting last week's protests decrying police brutality against Black people with more brutality, police here..."

June 12, 2020 Column by Kimberley Jones

City to Open Investigation into Alleged Racism Atop APD
Accused assistant chief retired abruptly earlier this week
"...A complaint filed against former Austin Police Assistant Chief Justin Newsom alleges he used racist language..."

Nov. 8, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

The Guilty
Single-location thriller travels deep into a killer mystery
"...made abundantly clear in the opening moments of Danish police drama The Guilty. After all, if he was a..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Substantive Proposals
Police oversight, left and right
"...and we will work side-by-side with the new interim Police Monitor, as well as the D.A., as well as..."

Feb. 2, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

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

Whose Streets?
A you-are-there portrait of the tragedy in Ferguson
"...ago. On an August day in 2014, a white police officer shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man, Michael Brown,..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

SXSW Panel: The Future of Policing
That thin blue line is a little shaky and could definitely use some help
"...future and the present of policing – and especially police/community interaction – I’d swear they miss our former POTUS..."

March 13, 2017 SXSW Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Geoffrey Freeman Reaches Settlement With City
Cop fired for killing David Joseph gets $35,000, "general discharge"
"...Former Austin Police Officer Geoffrey Freeman won’t go to arbitration on Monday..."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Cop Disciplined for Celebrating David Joseph's Death on Comments Board
17-year veteran and APA board member receives 3-day suspension
"...A 17-year veteran Austin Police Department detective and Austin Police Association board member received..."

Aug. 18, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

News Roundup: Political Humility, Pandering, and Money
Donald Trump is a very humble man – just ask him
"...with The Donald’s madcap campaign, consider the politics of pro-police pandering, and summarize the early money in the City..."

July 18, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Body in Waller Creek Identified
Haruka Weiser, 18, was last seen on Sunday evening
"...Police have identified Haruka Weiser as the woman found dead..."

April 7, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Disproportionate Force
Police Monitor releases 2014 review
"...2014 report issued Monday by the Office of the Police Mon­itor is that Austin Police Department officers are applying..."

March 11, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Lawsuit Alleges Jackson Racially Profiled Before Fatal Shooting
Suit says APD detective executed civilian who fled from him
"...A lawsuit filed yesterday against the city and Austin Police Det. Charles Kleinert for the wrongful death in July..."

Sept. 18, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Much Heat, Some Light at Eastside Forum on APD Shooting
APD's Art Acevedo faced sharp questions Thursday night
"...a packed house at the Carver Museum, as Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo faced an audience audibly angry at..."

Aug. 16, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Open Questions: Forum on APD Shooting Tonight
Officials discuss shooting of Larry Eugene Jackson, Jr.
"...Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo says that if all goes well,..."

Aug. 15, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Fruitvale Station
This hot-button film creates a sad portrait of a young black man unjustly shot down.
"...New Year’s Day 2009 from wounds received from a police bullet while at the Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Fruitvale..."

July 26, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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