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Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Federal lawsuit claims excessive force by Austin police

One week after an Austin police officer shot and killed an unarmed, black 17-year-old, two San Antonio tourists filed a federal excessive force lawsuit against several Austin Police Department officers.

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Paper Trail: Investigation of Officer Paul Stephens

An independent examiner ordered San Marcos police officer Paul Stephens reinstated to the force after finding that he did not use excessive force and attempt to impede an investigation of a melee at a downtown bar last...