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$75K Reward Offered for Information in Shooting of TX Deputies

Crime Stopper of Houston announced they had increased the reward to $10,000. In addition Houston Rockets owner Tillman Fertitta said he would be adding $40,000 to the reward and an additional $25,000 would be given through an anonymous donor.

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TX Deputy Slain in Ambush, Suspect at Large

A man who authorities say ambushed two Harris County Precinct deputy constables, killing one, critically wounding another, and shooting a third as he responded to the shooting remained at large Monday.

Civilian Oversight Asks Austin Police to Rewrite Use-of-Force Policy

The recommendations outlined suggest APD officers should do a better job of de-escalating tense situations, exhaust all other options before using force, give more warning before firing their guns and step in if they see fellow officers using force excessively.

Former Austin Officer Pens Scathing Response to City's Offer to Return

The former officer, who identified as a military veteran, went on to explain in the letter that failed leadership is the reason for the decision to leave the department.

Shooting at TX High School Injures 4, Suspect in Custody

The suspect is in custody and he will be charged with three counts of aggravated assault.

Lawsuit Filed Against Tesla Over Autopilot Accident that Injured TX Officers

The officers are seeking damages for injuries and permanent disabilities. The lawsuit lists damages in excess of $1,000,000, with maximum damages of $20,000,000.

Houston Police Union Demands Judge Resign Over Release of Accused Cop Killer

Magistrate Lionel Castro set bond amounts for Ledet at $20,000 and $40,000 on Nov. 17, 2020. The next day, on Nov. 18, the District Attorney’s office asked for the bond to be denied because Ledet had two felony convictions. Instead, the DA’s office said Judge Greg Glass of the 208th District Court lowered the bond amounts to $10,000 and $20,000.

Houston Officer Shot and Killed Serving Narcotics Warrant

Senior Police Officer William "Bill" Jeffrey was airlifted to the hospital and later died. Officer Michael Vance was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Vance is reportedly stable after surgery.

Convicted Felon Helps TX Officer Make Arrest

Gonzales said he was on his way to the gym, where he trains as a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter, when he saw the officer chasing a man. He says when that man tripped and fell to the ground, the officer fell on top of him and the fight for control was on.

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Man Killed by Officers in TX Station Attack, May Have Been Inspired by Terrorists

Police say Imran Ali Rasheed killed a Lyft driver in Garland, TX, before he attacked the Plano police station.

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