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Knife-wielding Woman Fatally Shot by Texas Officer

June 11, 2018
Chief Brian Manley added that the body camera video shows the woman in possession of a knife, and that the responding officers gave her commands to drop it.

Austin Chief Calls Bomber "Domestic Terrorist"

March 29, 2018
“This is a distinction I wanted to make today,” Manley said. Knowing the case would be in the legal system at some point, he said, he was trying to be sensitive about the terminology he used during the investigation.

Video: 2 Texas Officers Injured Responding to 911 Call, Suspect Dead

March 26, 2018
One police officer was shot and a second was hurt while running for safety after a gunman fired at them from inside a southeast Austin, TX, home Sunday night. The SWAT team then reportedly fatally shot the suspected shooter as he tried to run away from the home with a woman.

2 Texas Officers Injured Responding to 911 Call, Suspect Dead

March 26, 2018
One police officer was shot and a second was hurt while running for safety after a gunman fired at them from inside a southeast Austin, TX, home Sunday night. The SWAT team then reportedly fatally shot the suspected shooter as he tried to run away from the home with a woman. More Here.

Interim Austin Chief Lauded for Leadership During Serial Bombings

March 22, 2018
Council Member Delia Garza wrote her thanks to Manley, the APD, and other responding agencies for their work in ending the serial bombings and said she planned to write a resolution to approve his appointment.

How Austin Police Ended the Serial Bomber's Terror

March 21, 2018
"We had multiple officers from both the police department and our federal partners that took up positions around the hotel awaiting the arrival of tactical teams," Manley said. "We wanted to have ballistic vehicles here so we could attempt to take the suspect into custody."

Bombing Suspect Kills Self as Austin Police Attempt Arrest, Source Tells Local Paper

March 21, 2018
The official said authorities identified a suspect in the past 24 hours based largely on information gained after police said the suspect shipped an explosive device from a FedEx store in Sunset Valley, a suburb surrounded by Austin. That evidence included security video.

Austin Police Handling Hundreds of Suspicious Package Calls Per Day

March 20, 2018
The frenzy of activity comes after a fifth bomb exploded shortly after midnight at a FedEx distribution facility in Schertz, Texas, injuring one worker. It had been shipped from and sent to Austin.

Austin Police Ask Bomber to Talk to Them After Fourth Attack

March 19, 2018
“These events in Austin have garnered worldwide attention, and we assure you that we are listening,” interim Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference. “We want to understand what brought you to this point, and we want to listen to you.”

Austin Police Swamped with Suspicious Package Calls After Fatal Serial Bombings

March 13, 2018
The chief is continuing to urge people to remain vigilant and not to open any unexpected or suspicious packages.

Austin Police Searching for Serial Bomber, Murderer

March 12, 2018
Interim Police Chief Brian Manley confirmed that evidence suggested that this bombing was related to two previous blasts from “box-type deliveries” that killed a teenager earlier in the day and a 39-year-old man 10 days ago.

Prosecution of TX Detective Ends as Supreme Court Declines Case

January 9, 2018
The nation’s highest court announced Monday that it will not take up the case, upholding the rulings of lower courts that cleared Charles Kleinert of criminal wrongdoing in the July 2013 death of Larry Jackson Jr. Kleinert has said his gun accidentally fired when he was trying to arrest Jackson.

TX Man Accused of Using Dog to Attack Police Horses

December 4, 2017
Police were trying to determine whether the dog attack was deliberate, so they reviewed surveillance footage from HALO cameras posted in that area, the affidavit said. The video showed that Farmer followed the mounted police unit with his dog on his shoulder. There, he lowered his dog onto the street, the document said.

Off-Duty TX Detective Saved Lives by Shooting Road Rage Suspect, Police Say

December 4, 2017
The Burnet County (TX) Sheriff’s Office said the Austin Police Department officer – identified by APD Interim Chief Brian Manley Friday morning as a 19-year detective of the department – called 911 around 10:15 p.m. Nov. 30 to report he came upon a road rage incident while on the way home. The suspect, described by Manley as a 55-year-old white man, was firing on a vehicle with a family of three inside around eight miles east of Marble Falls.

TX Officer Dies from Accidental Off-Duty Burns

October 2, 2017
A 24-year veteran officer in the Austin Police Department died Friday after spending the last two weeks battling severe burns sustained in an off-duty accident at his home.

TX Officer Honored for Stopping Active Shooter in Austin Hotel

September 22, 2017
An Austin police officer who helped stop a shooter at a downtown Austin hotel in 2015 is being honored with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Friday morning. More Here.

Video: TX Officer Awarded Badge of Bravery for Stopping Active Shooter in Austin Hotel

September 22, 2017
An Austin police officer who helped stop a shooter at a downtown Austin hotel in 2015 is being honored with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery Friday morning.

Ford Takes Action on Carbon Monoxide Concerns

July 31, 2017
Ford Motor Company has announced it will offer to cover the cost of specific repairs in its Police Interceptor Utility vehicles with carbon monoxide concerns. This follows the Austin (Texas) Police Department's announcement that it would pull more than 400 PIUs out of service on Friday due to carbon monoxide concerns.

Austin to Pull 400 Ford Explorers and PIUs Out of Service

July 31, 2017
The City of Austin has begun pulling all 446 of its Ford Explorers and Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles from service after finding traces of carbon monoxide in a significant amount of vehicles.

TX Officer Who Faked His Own Death Arrested in Dallas

May 4, 2017
An Austin police officer who was believed to have staged his own suicide and fled to the interior of Mexico has been arrested in Dallas.
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