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Ten Seconds to Death
What we know – so far – about the police shooting of Nathaniel Sanders II
"...Almost everything else involved in the police shooting death is still a matter of much debate,..."

Aug. 14, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Behind the Badge With Women in Blue
Dierdre Fishel thought her documentary was complete, but the story of police reform brought her back
"...Women in Blue – Dierdre Fishel's documentary on women police officers in the Minneapolis Police Depart­ment – screened at..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Screens Feature by Beth Sullivan

Chief Acevedo Responds to Dallas Sniper Attack
APD will be at 100% staffing patrol through August
"...In a press conference Friday afternoon, Austin Police Department Chief Art Acevedo turned statesman, speaking more broadly,..."

July 8, 2016 News Post by Kahron Spearman

Austin @ Large: Meet and Obscure
The new police contract is neither the cause nor cure of the APD crisis
"...memorized the city's proposed meet-and-confer contract with the Austin Police Association, but I don't remember seeing any references to..."

March 26, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: The Real 'Victim No. 1'
Another summer, another shooting, and a moment of truth for police oversight
"...shooting of an African-American citizen by a white Austin police officer, and for the second year in a row..."

June 27, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Tatum Report Depicts Bleak Conditions for Accountability at APD
Is meaningful reform to address bias, bigotry “aspirational at best”?
"...While the specific allegations of bigotry that rocked Austin Police Department leadership in late 2019 could not be corroborated,..."

April 22, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Monsters and Men
Racism drama never matches its powerhouse opening sequence
"...knows from the news and personal experience that this police stop could easily turn into a life-or-death situation. “I’m..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Release of Breaion King Arrest Footage Leads to APD Investigations
Police and community members meet for “an open, honest dialogue”
"...Travis County Jail was brought to the attention of Police Chief Art Acevedo on Tuesday...."

July 22, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Willful Ignorance
How common is police abuse of force? We don't want to know.
", unarmed, was shot and killed by an Austin police detective. While Jackson's death received local media coverage, it..."

Feb. 27, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Contested Territory
Black Austinites claim police suspicion, mistreatment
"...teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, earlier this summer, the issues..."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Feature by Amy Kamp

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

Naked City
Iris Jones announces her resignation at a critical moment for civilian oversight of APD
"...On July 16 Iris Jones, the city's first-ever police monitor, tendered her resignation to city officials, effective Aug...."

July 25, 2003 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Chief Countdown
Austin police prepare for A2K; Chief Stan Knee says the evening will be almost business as usual
"...and 3am, Jan. 1, 2000, party organizers, the Austin Police Department, and an estimated crowd of 200,000 partygoers will..."

Dec. 17, 1999 News Feature by Andy Langer

Crime Story
"...returns him to his roots (a la the original Police Story) as a hard-boiled cop with a penchant for..."

Oct. 29, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Reports Challenge "Fear-Based" Model for Training APD Cadets
Police Academy zero
"...A trio of reports on the Austin police academy have concluded that the paramilitary approach it uses..."

Aug. 7, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

APA President Files Grievance
Complaint calls for Citizen Review Panel overhaul, Frasier's dismissal
"...Longstanding tensions between the Austin Police Association and the Office of the Police Monitor were..."

April 15, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Peace Officer
Award-winning doc about police tactics could not be more timely
"...officers and a populace that has grown wary of police – if not downright terrorized by the very thought..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Point Austin: Three Cheers for Spelman
Council member makes his final pitch for sane police spending
" (to a degree) the growth of the Austin Police Depart­ment budget. The APD was requesting 59 new officers..."

Sept. 12, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Seale and Balko Visit Peaceful Streets
Police watchers aim to educate public on citizens' rights
"...An anticipated 500 police accountability activists from around the country will gather this..."

Aug. 16, 2013 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Filming the Detectives
Bill would protect cop watchers
"...become nearly ubiquitous, "citizens are facing increased harassment by police officers who don't like being filmed or photographed," state..."

May 1, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Common Law
When can the police search my entire car?
"...Can the police search my car whenever they want, or do they..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
When can the police search my car?
"...Can the police search my car whenever they want, or do they..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Column by Luke Ellis

Audit Says We Oughta Change
Police Audit Blames Problems on Poor Financial Management, Lack of Support
"...When the police audit finally came out on February 25 -- just..."

March 21, 1997 News Feature by Alex de Marban

A Black Man Is in Critical Condition After Being Struck With “Less Lethal Impact Munitions” at Sunday's Demonstration
Chief Brian Manley addressed police response at Monday presser
"...injuries from “less lethal impact munitions” fired by Austin police this weekend, Police Chief Brian Manley told reporters Monday..."

June 1, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Community, Policing
City, police union, activists arrive at compromise with new four-year contract
"...a year of negotiations, the city and the Austin Police Association are poised finally to agree on a new..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Bringing Body Cameras Into Focus
Public Safety Committee considers new technology
"...The prospect of body cameras for Austin Police Department officers now imminent, attention turns toward how to..."

Sept. 29, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Sex, Lies, and Kyle PD
KPD chief placed on leave after love triangle gets complicated
"...News last Wednesday, May 6, that Kyle Police Department Chief Jeff Barnett had been placed on administrative..."

May 15, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Body Cameras for APD, but When?
Likely two-year timeline before full implementation
"...other things, the topic of body cameras for Austin Police Department officers. It appeared as though all sides were..."

April 28, 2015 News Post by Amy Kamp

Fits to a Tee
Wayne Vincent responds to APA shirt controversy
"...year dominated by headlines about an officer-involved shooting, Austin Police public relations can be tricky. Cops have to be..."

Nov. 13, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Unsuspended Judgments
Battle lines drawn over the police shooting of Kevin Brown
" of Kevin Brown, shot and killed by Austin Police Department Sgt. Michael Olsen after a scuffle and chase..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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