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Austin Police Ask Bomber to Talk to Them After Fourth Attack

“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.”

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Austin Police Swamped with Suspicious Package Calls After Fatal Serial Bombings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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Ford Takes Action on Carbon Monoxide Concerns

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.

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