Por Noah Long Actualización: La Oficina del Fiscal de Distrito de Austin, dio a conocer el nombre del oficial de policía en servicio, responsable de la muerte de Alex, el 14 de enero como Luis Serrato, quien ha estado con el Departamento de Policía de Austin durante dos años. Una investigación de Tribune ha confirmado a Gabriel Andreas Gutiérrez como la identidad del oficial fuera … Continue reading Austin: Gabriel Gutiérrez identificado como oficial de policía fuera de servicio involucrado en el asesinato de Alex Gonzales Jr.
By Mike Talavera On Wednesday evening, family and friends of Alexander Gonzales, the 28-year-old Latino man murdered by the Austin Police Department (APD) the previous day, gathered at the site of the shooting to celebrate his life and honor his memory. The Gonzales family told Tribune that they hold APD and police chief Brian Manley responsible for his murder. The family told Tribune that they … Continue reading Austin: Family, Friends and Activists Speak Out Against Police Murder of Alex Gonzales
By Oliver Powell and Mike Talavera From the end of May to at least July in Austin, the Austin Regional Intelligence Center (ARIC) worked closely with the Austin Police Department to spy on multiple Black cultural events, including the annual celebration of Juneteenth, in addition to its overall monitoring of protests in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd. An internal ARIC bulletin … Continue reading Austin: Records Show Police Surveilled Black Cultural Events After May Uprising
Cover photo by Jay Janner By Mike Talavera Published in a bourgeois news report this week, documents obtained from June show that the city closed on a $42,000 contract with supplier Combined Tactical Systems a day after Austin Police Chief Brian Manley pledged before City Council that his department would never use so-called “less lethal” rounds on protesters again. The order included thousands of rounds … Continue reading Austin: Police Ordered Thousands of ‘Less Lethal’ Rounds Day After Pledging Never to Use Them Again