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UT Austin police Chief David Carter said that this growth is necessary as the campus changes. "When I got here three and a half years ago - summer of 2013 - the University of Texas police Department was authorized 67 officers, since that time we have ...
Austin - Margot Frasier, former Austin police monitor, has been named in a complaint by the city auditor's office that alleges she misused city resources to perform private law enforcement consulting work, according to KVUE's and the Austin ...

Austin police said there was a heavy police presence in the neighborhood partially because the homes in the area are so close together, including APD's helicopter over the home for a time.
On Tuesday, Austin police officers demonstrated that by coming together to lend a helping hand to a veteran in need. "It's about helping out a veteran who lives in our community," said Senior Austin police Officer Kevin Kelly. "We've got roughly ten ...
Palmer Buck (right), Austin Fire Division Chief, and Demitri Hobbs, APD Senior Patrol Officer, talk near the scene of a standoff on the 2300 block of Willow St. in East Austin on Monday night.
Austin - In response to reports of a man with a gun, the Austin police Department's SWAT team responded to a residence in North Austin Sunday morning.

Chicago - A man put a bag over a girl's head and tried to kidnap her while she played outside Sunday in Austin, police said.
Austin (KXAN) - An Austin police SWAT standoff at a home in north Austin has ended. At around 9:17 a.m. were called to the 4300 block of Canyonside Trail, after reports of shots fired heard from a nearby home.
"They arrive and then at about 10:30 a.m. they hear another shot," said Demitri Hobbs, an Austin police senior patrol officer.
According to Ken Casaday, president of the Austin police association, negotiations began nearly a month ago. He said it's a process that, in the past, has taken anywhere from four months to over a year to complete.
Exhibit A: The Austin police Department, posting a video snippet of dancing officers surrounded by a musical band comprising canines with instruments to celebrate a milestone of 100,000 followers.
In sometimes emotional testimony before the council Thursday, dozens of civil rights activists and other community members argued the Austin police Department should be more accountable to its citizen Review Panel and police monitor. The panel is ...
Travis County prosecutors have opened an investigation into the possible sexual assault of a 4-year-...
Austin police are seeking public help in identifying three suspects who painted Graffiti on several...
A neighbor called police at around 6 a.m. to report the car, according to the Austin police Department. Officers said the driver was not inside and nobody was found nearby.
Austin (KXAN) - In Manor, Austin police Department's current mounted patrol facility provides a calm outside of the chaos.
In sometimes emotional testimony before the council Thursday, dozens of civil rights activists and other community members argued the Austin police Department should be more accountable to its citizen Review Panel and police monitor. The panel is ...

Each year, thousands of people across the country are killed or hurt in train accidents. Those accidents are often preventable, which is something train railroad experts want to improve.
Austin, TX - Two teens missing from Minnesota could be in Austin, police said on Wednesday. Hailey Ann Delbow, 16, and Terry Dewayne Cook, 17, are thought to be driving a 2007 Jetta with Minnesota license plates, the Austin police Department said.
police say progress has been made in reducing the prevalence of K2 in recent weeks, following a pledge from city officials to double down on efforts to.
Later in the day, an Austin officer was driving by Freedom Valu Center, 101 Fourth St. NW in Austin, around 11:42 a.m. and spotted suspicious activity, according to Austin police Chief Brian Krueger. The officer approached a blue 2006 Chrysler Sebring ...
To keep other people away from the tracks, Union Pacific police and Austin police teamed up Wednesday to teach people about railroad dangers.
Austin police are asking for the public's help in finding an 85-year-old man with dementia who went missing from his North Austin house Wednesday morning.
The ride from Corpus Christi to Austin may seem like a long journey - especially on a bicycle. But that's what four of the members of the "We Remember ...
Austin police commander, Darryl Jamail, said they have seen an increase of sovereign citizens and cases involving them. For police, dealing with people who don't believe in the government can be dangerous.
Austin - Shortly after a former Houston police officer filed a federal lawsuit against the manufacturer of Tasers, the president of Austin's police union said he ...
Shoppers at a Walmart in south Austin were asked to evacuate the building Tuesday night after a presumed suspicious package was found on the grounds.
An officer-involving shooting in Austin has one man's family sharing his side of the story.
Austin, Texas - An Austin police officer who was responsible for administering breathalyzer tests at the Travis County Jail has been fired after he came to work intoxicated, according to a memo signed by Chief Brian Manley.
A day after family members of Lawrence Parrish said he was being given over-the-counter medication to treat wounds he sustained after being shot multiple times by Austin police, Travis County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kristen Dark said the jail's ...
FILE PHOTO - Austin police Chief of Staff Brian Manley (now interim police chief) addresses the media early Sunday morning, July 31, 2016, regarding a 6th street shooting in downtown Austin.
American-Statesman Staff Christopher Combs, Special Agent in Charge of the F.B.I. in San Antonio, speaks to the media in December 2015 at the F.B.
Austin (KXAN) - An Austin police officer is facing a 15-day suspension after a road rage incident while off-duty. In a memo from Interim police Chief Brian Manley to the city's director of civil service, dated April 14, the chief says Officer ...
A woman in her 20s is dead after a car crashed with a motorcycle at the 4500 block of Manor Road, Austin-Travis County EMS said Monday evening.
Austin - Austin police Assistant Chief, Joseph Chacon, didn't watch the entire video that shows Steve Stephens allegedly shooting and killing 74-year-old, Robert Godwin that was posted on facebook Sunday.
Austin police responded April 7 to an officer-involved shooting at the 6300 block of Parliament Drive. Lawrence Parish, 31, was taken to a hospital before he was booked into the Travis County Jail.
A man was taken to a local jail after crashing his vehicle into a West Austin condo Sunday night. According to Austin police, at 11:30 Sunday night, the car crashed into the Water Front Condos on Scenic Dr. off of Lake Austin Blvd. The driver ran into ...
East Austin, TX - Ruben Gonzales III is accused of pulling a knife on when group refused to sell them a slice of their pizza along 6th Street.
Austin police are searching Saturday night for Raymond Page, 54, who was last seen driving a black Ford Explorer, according to police.
A woman was found dead early Saturday in Waller Creek near East 4th Street and Interstate 35, author...
Undated photo of Raymond Page, 54, shown with a woman who police did not identify. (Austin police Department). Austin (KXAN) - Austin police said Saturday night that they are searching for a missing man in his mid 50s. They said that Raymond Page is ...
Austin (KXAN) - Austin police are investigating the scene where a woman's body was found in Waller Creek early Saturday morning.
Austin, TX - University of Texas at Austin police officers will be equipped with portable video cameras to be worn on the front of their uniforms, school officials announced Thursday.
Austin, Texas - police officers with The University of Texas at Austin will now be equipped with portable video cameras that will be worn on the front of their ...
Austin police say a man masturbated in front of a woman and her four-year-old daughter as they were heading home from an East Austin school.
Austin - One person has been arrested after police found a stolen car in an H-E-B parking lot around 11:35 a.m. Sunday. According to the Austin police Department, police recognized that the license plate of the vehicle was that of a reportedly stolen ...
At 3:06 p.m., a 21-year-old man was shot in Austin, police said. The man was in the 5000 block of West Jackson Boulevard when someone in a silver-colored car pulled up to him and fired shots.
In the past, the Travis County prosecutor presented each police shooting to a grand jury. That will be no longer be the case. A leading civil rights attorney called the move a "double somersault backwards" to protect police.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected law enforcement technologies, today announced the purchase of 724 Axon Body 2 cameras by the Austin police Department. The deal includes a five-year Unlimited ...
D.A. Moore and Austin police Chief Manley were at KXAN the next day to discuss the changes. "I think it's a bold move on her part to take this on," Manley said.






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