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Treat Police Fairly
"...Dear Editor, I understand that there are police officers that abuse their power and position. However, why..."

March 30, 2006 Postmarks

Profiling the Police
A recent ACLU report says nearly half of police departments in Texas have "successfully" implemented anti-racial profiling policies.
"...County Sheriff's Office got an "A," but the Austin Police Dept. did not respond. ACLU Director Will Harrell said..."

Feb. 1, 2002 News Feature

FY21 Budget Passes Unanimously With Big Cuts to Austin Police Funding
Council members celebrate first step, but acknowledge hard work ahead

Aug. 21, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Will Austin Police Stop Making Marijuana Busts?
Council considers how to get “as close as possible to zero arrests”

Jan. 17, 2020 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Police Group Announces Support for Further Investigation Into Rodney Reed Case
His execution is set for Nov. 20

Nov. 1, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Advocates: Reject Police Union Contract
New “excessive force” lawsuit filed over 2015 “jaywalking” arrest

Aug. 25, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

PHOTOS: Dallas Police Shooting Memorial

July 15, 2016 News Feature

Davis: Abbott Failed to Police CPRIT
Senator accuses attorney general of turning a blind eye

May 16, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Dicks Hate Police, Love David Yow
Jesus Lizard/Scratch Acid screamer headlines benefit

Sept. 30, 2013 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Team America: World Police
Trey Parker and Matt Stone tame the world with marionettes.

Oct. 15, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Unhappy With Police Reaction

March 22, 2004 Postmarks

The Lewis File
Park Police personnel record casts a harsh light on small law enforcement agencies
" Darryl Lewis, then chief of the Austin Park Police, under the subject line, "Internal Affairs Complaint Investigation –..."

Aug. 18, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Sixth Street Blues
Downtown stakeholders raise questions about policing ... the police
"...2004 was not a flattering month for the Austin Police Department, nor for Austin's image as a mecca for..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

When Confessions Prove False
Jonathan Holt told police he'd murdered his wife. But he hadn't killed her, and the cops should have known it.
"...abrasions crossed her face and neck. Near her body, police found a pair of green panties, the straps of..."

April 25, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Framing the Guilty?
Houston police thought they had their man – so the evidence was no problem
"...The police were not looking for LaShandra Charles and her cousin..."

Nov. 2, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Tone Deaf
Deaf Austinites say police can't seem to listen to reason
"...the 24-year-old found herself in trouble with the Austin Police Department – booked into jail for resisting arrest, a..."

Dec. 3, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

AISD Hears Loud and Clear: No Cops in Schools
Austinites call for schools to defund its police, too
"...the public asking for the district to defund its police department. That demand comes as the nation faces a..."

July 3, 2020 News Feature by Aaricka Washington

My Semester on the Beat
Wherein our reporter pursues the bad guys, abhors Problem People, studies community policing, and earns a perfect attendance koozie in the APD's Citizen Police Academy
"...turns out there are people riding around with Austin Police Department cops all the time, from cadets in training..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Dial "M" for Money
New Law Puts Police Telemarketing on Hold
" a relatively obscure non-profit group called the Austin Police Benevolent Association (APBA), an affiliate of the national Fraternal..."

Aug. 8, 1997 News Feature by Amy Smith

To Pursue … or Not?
When should police chase a suspect?
"...Austin Police on Monday said that after an initial review, it..."

June 19, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Bicycle Thief
Police say James Clayton befriended – then ripped off – many Austin bicyclists
"...year and invited him into his circle of friends. Police accuse Clayton of breaking into Hargrove's home and making..."

April 10, 2009 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Bad Blood
Did the Austin Police Department Shut Down an Investigation of Its Own Cops?
"...Austin Police Department officer Stan Farris sits in his lawyer's office..."

Feb. 16, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Stomped Out
As Sheffield's case awaits trial, he still wonders why CLEAT took such drastic action against him
"...Austin a decade ago and could name just one police officer, chances are that the cop's name was Mike..."

Oct. 16, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Who's That Not Knocking On My Door?
It's the police, but you wouldn't know it
"...of the door were seven plainclothes (and one uniformed) police officers there to execute a search warrant...."

Feb. 20, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reclaiming 'The Corner'
Neighbors, police, and prosecutors applaud the 'Drug Market Intervention' at 12th and Chicon
"...a relative, tried to be proactive, calling the Austin Police Department every time he saw a deal (or worse)..."

Sept. 20, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Search Results
Police monitor's report invites additional scrutiny
"...Seventy-nine percent of all allegations of misconduct made against police officers by colleagues inside the Austin Police Department were..."

July 22, 2011 News Feature 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

When an Emergency Is Not an Emergency
Supreme Court rules against Fourth Amendment protection
"...on an exigent circumstance actually an emergency created by police?..."

May 18, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: Watching the Watchers
City nears a crucial choice for the next police monitor
"...Anybody want to monitor the police?..."

Dec. 10, 2010 News Column by Michael King

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

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