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UPDATE: Ott Asks DOJ For Review of Police Tactics
Request comes on heels of Jackson shooting death
"...UPDATE: In the wake of last month's police shooting death of Larry Eugene Jackson, City Manager Marc..."

Aug. 5, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

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

Police, Adjective
This Romanian police procedural is a fascinating study of the meaning of language in everyday life.
"...Saulescu, Ion Stoica, Marian Ghenea and Cosmin Selesi. This police procedural by the Romanian director of 12:08 East of..."

Feb. 26, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Who's Watching the Police?
Police Tout Poll
"...Austin Police Association President Mike Sheffield said that the association had..."

May 14, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff

UPDATED: Man Injured in Austin Police Shooting
Domestic disturbance leads to officer-involved shooting
"...The 23-year-old man shot Tuesday by a veteran Austin Police Department sergeant has been released from the hospital –..."

March 21, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Activists' Hopes for Police Negotiations Hinge on Statute of Limitations
Focus part of effort to overhaul culture of APD
"...In mid-August, as the Austin Police Association and the city negotiated terms for a new..."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Slams Obama Over Support for Police
In response, POTUS reiterates support for law enforcement
"...enforcement enough amid growing violence between black communities and police officers...."

July 14, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

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

Peaceful Streets Project Founder Arrested for Interfering with Police
The saga of Antonio Buehler and Austin PD continues
"...armed with video cameras and on the lookout for police corruption, was arrested this weekend for filming police arresting..."

Aug. 27, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Who Pays For Police Union Work?
Police officers, union, and city officials argue over leave time
"...Last week two Austin Police Department officers, Cpls. John Coffey and George Jackoskie, filed..."

Aug. 6, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

APD Among Texas Police Agencies With Poor Eyewitness ID Procedures
The Justice Project says Texas police agencies are way behind in implementing best practices that can decrease the incidence of mistaken identification.
"...The Austin Police Department "meets the minimum legal requirements" for the administration..."

Nov. 19, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Police Story II
In the second part of Chan's Police Story opus, his detective is demoted to a traffic cop for his previous escapades but that still doesn't keep him out of trouble.
"...up more or less directly after the ending of Police Story, Chan's legendary detective, Ka-Kui, has been demoted to..."

Sept. 17, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Police Story I
"...and Maggie Cheung. This is the first in Chan's Police Story trilogy, and although some people herald it as..."

July 30, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Police Story Iii: Supercop
"...and in this newest installment of his enormously popular Police Story series, Chan -- with a sly wink and..."

Jan. 22, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

UPDATED: Austin Police Department's Alarming Use of Force Rate
Injury-causing force used in over 900 traffic stops in 2018
"...Austin Police Chief Brian Manley told the Chronicle this afternoon that..."

April 10, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Unity in the Community as City Council OK’s Police Pact
Why all sides are calling the four-year, $44 million police contract a win
"...week when City Council approved a four-year, $44 million police contract filled with community-driven transparency and oversight measures. Not..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

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

Austin Police Dig For Remains, Find None
Roxanne Paltauf disappearance case still open
"...Austin Police say they have not located any evidence on a..."

March 6, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Austin Police: Suspect Charged in Downtown Death
One arrested and one still at large in death of Matthew Casey
"...Police have arrested and charged 22-year-old Preston Joe Sharpnack with..."

Sept. 20, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

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

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

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

Police: Special Pay Benefits Back, Contract Negotiations Coming Soon
Council charts police union's path
"...city manager to resume meet-and-confer negotiations with the Austin Police Association, and also restoring most of the special pay..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Austin Police Trying to Reunite SXSW Goers With Stolen Property
Property hasn't been reported stolen
"...Austin Police are asking for help locating visitors who might have..."

March 15, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Peace Officer Puts a Face on Police Militarization
Film details a former sheriff's search for answers
"...this week at SXSW, deals with the rise of police militarization and use-of-force deaths...."

March 20, 2015 Screens Post by Amy Kamp

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

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

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