Gov. Abbott Creates DPS Task Force to End Dangerous Street Takeovers
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) says he’s launching a statewide task force to target the “rise in dangerous street takeovers happening across Texas.”
Abbott Floats Clemency for Austin Officers Indicted After 2020 George Floyd Protests
In his first public statement, Gov. Greg Abbott lashed out at the local prosecutor regarding the tactics used by Austin police officers during the 2020 demonstrations.
Attorneys for Accused Austin Officers Awaiting Indictments
The attorneys for eight of the 19 Austin, Texas, police officers facing indictments stemming from tactics used during the 2020 protests over racial injustice say they have yet to receive the indictments.
19 Austin Police Officers to Be Indicted Over Conduct During Racial Justice Protests
A Texas grand jury indicted 19 Austin police officers on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for their actions during 2020 protests over racial injustice that spread nationwide following the killing of George Floyd, according to people familiar with the matter.
Austin to Pay $10 Million to People Hurt by Police in 2020 Protests
The Austin City Council has approved paying a combined $10 million to two people injured when officers fired beanbag rounds into crowds during the 2020 social justice protests.