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Former assistant Joseph Chacon confirmed as Austin's next police chief

Interim Austin police chief Joe Chacon was/was not passed as Austin's next police chief on Thursday.

With a 9-2 vote, former assistant chief Joseph Chacon was confirmed as the new Austin police chief after a lengthy city council meeting on Thursday.

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Austin police officer charged in killing of Michael Ramos indicted with second murder charge

While on bond for a murder charge for the killing of Michael Ramos, Austin police officer Christopher Taylor was once again indicted with a separate charge for the death of a mentally ill man in July 2019. Officer Karl Krycia, who also fired shots at the mentally ill man, was indicted with a murder charge for the July 2019 incident, as well.

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Austin police officer who killed Michael Ramos charged with murder

The Austin police officer who shot and killed Michael Ramos last April has been charged with murder, according to local reports.

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