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Police Association Accuses Protesters of Giving Cops COVID-19
So here’s a photo gallery of officers not wearing masks at protests
"...The Austin Police Association is blaming protesters for a perceived uptick in..."

July 1, 2020 News Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin Police: Who Killed Matthew Casey?
Looking for suspects in Austin's 23rd murder
"...Austin Police are looking for two suspects linked to the death..."

Sept. 12, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Joan Wasser: Police Woman By Day, Torch Singer By Night
Rob yaks with Joan Wasser from Joan As Police Woman
"...thing about Joan Wasser, better known as Joan As Police Woman, that doesn't mention her many prestigious musical cohorts...."

April 29, 2011 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

Will Austin Police Stop Making Marijuana Busts?
Council considers how to get “as close as possible to zero arrests”
"...resources, Council Member Greg Casar is aiming to shift police protocol on pot with a resolution – to be..."

Jan. 14, 2020 News Post by Kevin Curtin

News Roundup: Police Firings, Uber Conspirings
Police union accuses Acevedo of retaliation
"...In this week's News Roundup: The police union files a complaint for a former officer's missing..."

Jan. 25, 2016 News Post by the News Staff

The Hightower Report: Florida Police Swat at Barbers
Florida police want to make very sure no one's cutting hair without a license
"...SWATing at barbers. But it's not funny – for police now run thousands of these farcical SWAT raids a..."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Column

Do You Trust the Police?
ACCESS News interviews APD chief
"...What should you do if you're stopped by the police? What if you're deaf? Those are among the questions..."

Oct. 12, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Police Chief: ACL Fest Will Be “Safest Part of the City”
Shooting at Las Vegas festival prompts press conference on security
"...Late Monday afternoon, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley held a press conference to address..."

Oct. 2, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

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

Learning the Hard Way That Police and Democratic Socialists Rarely Mix
CLEAT alum Danny Fetonte's resignation from the Austin DSA raises questions for the local chapter
"...and that claims members who call both prisons and police an "existential threat" to socialism and social justice movements...."

Oct. 13, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Council Hears Emotional Pleas for Change in Austin Police Leadership at Emergency Hearings
CMs join community in denouncing police violence at protests
"...with emotional testimony shared by people brutalized by Austin police officers at protests over the weekend, and ended with..."

June 5, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

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 of the..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

A Summer of Protests to Reclaim Power From the Police
"Whose streets? Our streets."
"...She wanted to ask why Christopher Taylor, the Austin police officer who shot Mike Ramos in late April, hadn't..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

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
"...to be one candidate for the job of Austin Police Monitor on whom everyone, from police accountability advocates to..."

Nov. 3, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

FY21 Budget Passes Unanimously With Big Cuts to Austin Police Funding
Council members celebrate first step, but acknowledge hard work ahead
"...to immediately cut about $20 million from the Austin Police Department budget, investing all of it into programs meant..."

Aug. 13, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

APD Scores Low on Police Lineup Procedures
The Justice Project cites police department shortcomings when it comes to eyewitness identification of suspects
"...new report released by the Justice Project, the Austin Police Depart­ment "meets the minimum legal requirements" for administrating live..."

Nov. 28, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

An “Awesome First Year” for Austin's Office of Police Oversight
OPO fields more than 800 incoming contacts – comments, complaints, and kudos – in 2019
"...its first year of existence, the city's Office of Police Oversight fielded more than 800 incoming contacts – comments,..."

Jan. 3, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Carter Called Home Before Fatal Police Shooting
Lawsuit questions APD's version of shooting
"...trouble, the family has said. According to the Austin Police Department, Carter did have a prior arrest record, although..."

Oct. 21, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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

Eastside Police Shooting: One Man Dead, One Wounded
Officials ask for calm and patience from the community
"...young black man has been shot dead by Austin police...."

May 15, 2009 News Feature by Michael King

Austin at Large: Police and Thieves in the Street
Why do people say “ACAB”? Allow Austin’s warrior-cop lobby to demonstrate.
"...for as much disinvestment as possible from the Austin Police Department in the city's new budget. The $8 million..."

Aug. 14, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Police Chief Fights Back as Council Cuts APD Budget
Chief Brian Manley remains defiant
"...least 10 years, reduce the budget of the Austin Police Department – and possibly by a historic amount –..."

Aug. 7, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin at Large: Polling and the Police
What we know, don't know, and need to know about the public's view of public safety
"...Austinites decisively do not support reducing funding for our police force. "Austinites want safety and justice, and not fewer..."

July 17, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Black Lives Matter and Police Lives Matter Rallies
Competing rallies end in a handful of arrests
"...held at the Capitol Saturday morning, Sept. 19. A Police Lives Matter rally was organized by former APD officer..."

Sept. 19, 2015 Photo Gallery

Battle Lines Drawn in City-Police Dispute
The police union walks away from contract talks, leaving civilian oversight in limbo
"...intense conflict among city officials, community advocates, and Austin police got even more intense last week when Austin Police..."

Feb. 20, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Council Candidates in District 6 and 10 Diverge on Police, Housing, Land Use
Race(s) to the West
"...to reduce the size and scope of the Austin Police Department. As he engages with the community as chair..."

Aug. 21, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

Police Chiefs' Uniforms Too Military
"...Dear Editor, In Austin, the chief of police makes a public debut in "dress blues," complete with..."

Dec. 7, 2004 Postmarks

Local Activists Call Out Police and Find Themselves Flagged as Threats
Doesn't take much to get on the watchlist
"...from a multi­-agency intelligence center operated by the Austin Police Department. The hack, called BlueLeaks, contains documents meant to..."

Aug. 28, 2020 News Feature by John Anderson

Education Austin Calls Out AISD Police
Austin Justice Coalition, the NAACP, the Transgender Education Network of Texas, and more insist on “roundtable discussion” to address policing in schools
"...Austin ISD leaders to think about how the district's police officers interact with students, teachers, and members of the..."

Sept. 27, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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