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Frasier Named New Police Monitor
The former sheriff will start work on Jan. 18
"...press conference announcing the selection of the city's new police monitor was the city's new police monitor, Margo Frasier...."

Dec. 29, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

CLEAT, City Standoff Over Police Monitor
Police union threatens legal action if OPM continues with no contract
"...Shortly after the city's contract with the Austin Police Association expired, interim City Manager Elaine Hart told City..."

Jan. 19, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

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

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

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

Austin Police Association Files Injunction Against Police Monitor
Union seeks to bar PM from IA investigations during impasse
"...of meet-and-confer negotiations between the city and the Austin Police Association, and on Tues­day the APA and Combined Law..."

March 2, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Montford Files Complaint With Police Monitor
Ah, the dangers of arresting attorneys for public intoxication – when they're not intoxicated
"...in last month was pulled over near Sixth Street. Police Corporal Darryl Fulbright arrested Montford after she tried to..."

July 17, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Police Monitor Margo Frasier Retires
What's next for the office that watches over APD?
"...Elaine Hart expects to name a replacement for outgoing Police Monitor Margo Frasier before the beginning of the new..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

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

Labor Negotiations: A Matter of Police Oversight
Police Monitor Deven Desai brings his agenda to bargaining sessions
"...The city and its police union resumed contract negotiations on June 8, 10 days..."

June 16, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

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

What Will It Take to Get More Police Oversight?
If Greg Casar wants more accountability for cops, the city’s gonna need to give the police union some more money
"...the contract that the city has with the Austin Police Association – and the fact that, should the city..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Advocates: Reject Police Union Contract
New “excessive force” lawsuit filed over 2015 “jaywalking” arrest
"...they will be there to oppose the current Austin Police Association contract, and demand greater accountability over officer misconduct...."

Aug. 17, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Time to Find a New Monitor
Who will be the city's next police monitor?
"...city will have to start looking for a new police monitor...."

June 3, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

TCDP Holds Police Accountability Forum
APD goes on the defensive
"...the Travis County Democrats held a public forum on police accountability, a topic that’s received heightened attention since the..."

Sept. 4, 2014 News Post by Amy Kamp

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

Point Austin: Muffling the Monitor
Frasier's reviews send salutary ripples through the APD pond
"...As they say in paramilitary circles, Police Monitor Margo Frasier has certainly hit the ground running...."

June 10, 2011 News Column by Michael King

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Complaints Against Police Decline
Police monitor issues 2010 report
"...Police Monitor Margo Frasier's office this week released its 2010..."

July 15, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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

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