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Police Union President Points Fingers After Shooting Death
Casaday blames staffing shortages and "perishable" training
"...Feb. 8 shooting of 17-year-old David Joseph by Austin Police Depart­ment Officer Geoffrey Freeman, the Austin Police Association has..."

Feb. 19, 2016 News Feature by Kahron Spearman

Police Pushing Pedicabbers' Patience
Are pedicab regulations out of touch?
"...been harshed in recent weeks by allegations of a police crackdown against the peddlers. It seems as if some..."

Sept. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

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 Officers Burned by Comments
Cops punished after cheering the fire that burned nightclub
"...Six Austin Police officers and four police dispatchers have been disciplined in..."

March 11, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A Show of Police Force After Foster’s Killer Is ID’d
Daniel Perry claims self-defense; 40 arrested in weekend clashes
" Austin to confront antifa. And local and state police finalized their plans to bring scores of cops and..."

Aug. 7, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Council Mulls Radical Changes to Police Structure
Reimagining public safety – and how to pay for it
" – looking for ways to reduce the Austin Police Department's budget by at least $100 million. [inset-1-right]..."

July 31, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Police Proverbs
APD's new community brand, same old contract issues
"...last week to detail the results of the Austin Police Department's recent community policing report, Chief Brian Manley piloted..."

Oct. 5, 2018 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

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

How Not to Pick a Police Chief
As the search reaches full speed, so do complaints about the process
"...jockeying over the city's search for a new Austin Police Department chief, three common themes have emerged, about which..."

June 8, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Police and Community Need to Work Together
"...APD federal funds to obtain remedial measures that address police misconduct is yet another tactic that divides the city..."

July 1, 2004 Postmarks

Austin Police’s New Rules for Incident Video
APD promises to release video of "critical incidents" within 60 days going forward
"...The Austin Police Department will begin releasing video footage from certain "critical..."

May 22, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Panel Reviews Fatal Police Shooting
Officers should be fired, NAACP leader says
"...The Austin Police officers involved in the fatal May 30 shooting of..."

Nov. 11, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Realigning Police Lineups
New study shows that changing lineup procedure reduces mistaken ID'ing
"...The press call's participants included Austin Police Department Chief Art Acevedo and Travis County District Attorney..."

Sept. 23, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

DOJ Closes Police Inquiry
APD needs to close 'gaps in use-of-force reports'
"...its inquiry into the use-of-force practices of the Austin Police Department, which it began in 2007, concluding that it..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Police Use of Force Declined in 2007
The number of times police used force against Austin residents declined last year
"...Austin Police arrested slightly fewer people in 2007, but used force..."

Dec. 18, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Weed Watch: Goose Creek Police Geese
Nearly three years after police in Charleston, S.C., suburb made guns-drawn high school raid, ACLU announces federal court has approved 'landmark settlement with students who sued school officials and police
"...Nearly three years after police in the Charleston, S.C., suburb of Goose Creek made..."

July 21, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Ten Years Later, Police Misconduct Case Goes Public
Austin's police-review panel hears Lucy Neyens' allegations of "official oppression" against Detective Howard Staha.
"...The Office of the Police Monitor's city-appointed Citizen Review Panel on Monday heard testimony..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Activists out to Derail Police Contract
Agreement hits City Council in early December
"...Disagreement was rife over the Austin Police Association's pending contract Mon­day night at the Public Safety..."

Nov. 10, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Hot Competition in Police Union Election
APA’s Wayne Vincent faces challenge
"...Austin Police this week are holding their own elections, deciding who..."

Nov. 11, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Police Union to City: Stand Up and Fight
Police urge city not to settle with Sanders family
"...Nathaniel Sanders II, who was killed by former Austin Police Department Officer Leonardo Quintana in May 2009, Austin police..."

July 23, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

She Could Do No Wrong – Until Police Hauled Her off to Jail
Interim director of WilCo animal shelter charged with theft
"...Holmstrom, according to a sworn affidavit filed by Hutto Police Detective Nathan Rowland...."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Victim's Advocate Denounces Police
"...Dear Editor, The Chronicle’s discussion of police killings of minority persons in Austin overlooked two major..."

June 18, 2007 Postmarks

Scenes From Sunday's Protest Against Police Violence
"...eventually marched to City Hall where they clashed with police on May 31, 2020 after the death of George..."

June 1, 2020 Photo Gallery

How Returning Lightbulbs Turned Into a Run-In With Police
Chiullán said one officer told him this kind of situation is why Yelp reviews were invented
"...the Spirit Halloween store in Round Rock called the police on him for attempting to return a lightbulb. The..."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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

Police Chief Goes on the Offensive
Acevedo called Henson a "liar" to the Statesman
"...There is no doubt that police have a duty to react – and quickly –..."

Feb. 24, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Police Group at Odds Over Property Deal
Should APA board have asked members to decide on a building purchase?
"...It is no secret that the union representing Austin Police Department officers has long wanted its own home. The..."

July 1, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

DOJ: 160 Ways Austin Police Can Improve
Department of Justice issues recommendations for improving APD
"...of Justice has made 160 recommendations to improve Austin Police Department policies and procedures, as part of the ongoing..."

Jan. 9, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Acevedo Chosen as New Police Chief: Let the sun shine in
City Manager picks Art Acevedo, a California Highway Patrol division chief, to be Austin's next top cop
"...Just more than a year after Austin Police Chief Stan Knee retired his position (to take a..."

June 22, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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