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SXSW Panel: The Future of Policing
That thin blue line is a little shaky and could definitely use some help
"...responsible for implementing the future and the present of policing – and especially police/community interaction – I’d swear they..."

March 13, 2017 SXSW Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Model Policing
Chief Watson Stands Up for Community Methods
"...officers, Austin Police Department's vanguard force in the "community policing" trend...."

Sept. 6, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

A Future for Local Community Policing Conference?
I.C.A.R.E. relies on private funding, needs more
"...first aid, response to resistance training, and other community policing issues. Organizers hope to bring I.C.A.R.E. back next year,..."

Sept. 1, 2017 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Obama: Policing Legalized Pot a Low Priority
In interview with Barbara Walters on TV tonight
"...President Barack Obama tells ABC News that policing pot in Colorado and Washington, where voters last month..."

Dec. 14, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

San Fran Officials Make Pot Policing "Lowest Priority"
"...with adult pot use. Under San Fran’s new ordinance, policing adult pot crimes will now be considered the lowest..."

Nov. 22, 2006 News Post by Jordan Smith

Community, Policing
City, police union, activists arrive at compromise with new four-year contract

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Etiquette for Policing Bicycle Riders?

March 30, 2009 Postmarks

Policing Sixth Street – in White and Black
Two conflicting stories – did a Downtown partier get out of control, or did the cops?

Jan. 28, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Parking Policing

April 19, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Policing Democracy
APA wants the courts to say whose law is the law of the land.

Feb. 1, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

(Gasp!) Watson Was Right
The Former Chief, the Audit, the Research All Say: We Need Community Policing
"...Chief Elizabeth Watson may have been right about community policing, but Austin needs a more effective leader to pull..."

March 21, 1997 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

(Gasp!) Watson Was Right
The Former Chief, the Audit, the Research All Say: We Need Community Policing
"...Chief Elizabeth Watson may have been right about community policing, but Austin neess a more effective leader to pull..."

March 21, 1997 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

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
"...Charlie Ortiz, we in large part have APD's community policing program to thank for it. "Community policing" – like..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Austin Police Consider Community Reforms
After a year spent making headlines APD prioritizes policing equity
"...the brief published last month by the Center for Policing Equity titled "The Science of Policing Equity: Measuring Fairness..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Sixth Street Blues
Downtown stakeholders raise questions about policing ... the police
"...the city will develop a reputation for aggressive, overreactive policing in its entertainment areas that will eventually scare musicians,..."

March 18, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Asking About APD
Department seeks feedback on its approach to community policing
"...survey on "the Austin Police Department's approaches to community policing and how they may be improved." In an effort..."

May 13, 2016 News Feature by Kahron Spearman

Shapleigh on the Border
El Paso senator lays down the law on what's really important on cross-border crime
"...put the disparity in part down to proper community policing. What was needed from Texas to help improve issues..."

July 9, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Cop Land
"...that Mangold's take on the age-old question of “Who's policing the police?” is a fresh one. The whole notion..."

Aug. 15, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

New Tricks on South Congress
A Community Policing Success Story
"...the area's image. This latest phase of the APD community-policing initiative, a successor to the Self-Reliant Neighborhoods project begun..."

June 14, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

North Central Blues
APD's new North Central Area Command force is bringing community policing to blighted north central neighborhoods
"...traditional law enforcement techniques with aggressive and proactive community policing is a top priority for the NCAC...."

May 7, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Do Not Resist Charts the Rise of the Militarization of Law Enforcement
Documentary offers a critical look at evolving present-day policing efforts
"...Not Resist is a critical look at evolving present-day policing efforts and the systems surrounding them, covering fast-charging prevalence..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

Killing Them Softly
Some great performances punctuate the odd pacing in this adapatation of George V. Higgins' Cogan's Trade, set within the criminal underworld.
"...The portrait of the crime-world underbelly as a self-sustaining, self-policing society remains the same, and Dominik’s screenplay adaptation retains..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Night Watch
Russia's highest box-office grosser (until the release of its sequel) is a stylish sci-fi thriller that's filled with adrenaline-fueled pacing, an abundance of gory effects, a death metal soundtrack, and a convoluted narrative that puts The Matrix to shame.
"...Light Ones and Dark Ones engaged in the constant policing of one another. The Others are a diverse tribe..."

March 3, 2006 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”
"...Multiple investigations are under way at APD into the policing strategies of two Henry sector (Southeast) cops and the..."

July 22, 2016 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Drug War Blowback
Drug-raid tactics come under increasing scrutiny
"...That's a matter of widespread national debate, and many policing experts question the tactics involved in executing such raids..."

Dec. 21, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Department, packed the downtown Sheraton for last week's "Community Policing Texas Style" convention. Hosted by the Austin Police Department,..."

June 4, 1999 News Feature

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

Oct. 5, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Weak at the Knee?
Chief Stan Knee's tenure at the APD has had many external successes, and several internal failures.
"...walking on water. His supporters say he's strengthened community policing initiatives that never caught on under Watson; made significant..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Austin and the 7-10 Split
Candidates in west and west-central districts find common cause
"...In both, public safety (i.e., policing) is going to be a key issue, with a..."

July 22, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Reclaiming 'The Corner'
Neighbors, police, and prosecutors applaud the 'Drug Market Intervention' at 12th and Chicon
"...DMI is a radically new approach to policing, a strategy more about nuance and community cooperation than..."

Sept. 20, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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