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Police academy shows progress in adopting reforms

(City of Austin)

By Amy Smith

With a new cadet class set to begin in late March, the Austin Police Department and consultants are fine-tuning a curriculum that more closely aligns with the city’s reimagined public safety process.

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More than 31,000 acres combed through in latest efforts to find missing Texas State student Ja​son Landry

It's been 10 months since Texas State University student Jason Landry went missing while driving home for the holidays and with few leads, authorities revealed how they are continuing their search with drone imaging in an ongoing effort to find him.

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Police protests in late May 2020

Attorneys representing the Austin police officer accused of shooting an unarmed Michael Ramos, as well as several officers involved in use-of-force incidents with residents, say their clients committed "zero crimes" and blasted police and prosecutors for playing politics with body-cam video of the incidents.

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