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Freedom Cities Report Reveals APD Failure to Comply with Policies

Austin, TX -- Austin’s Freedom City Policies went into effect on November 1, 2018 to reduce discretionary arrests for citation-eligible offenses and racial disparities in arrests overall. Last Friday, August 9, 2019, the Austin Police Department (APD) issued its second round of quarterly reports covering the April - June timeframe as required by the Policies. In response, a coalition of community groups issued the following statement:  Read more about Freedom Cities Report Reveals APD Failure to Comply with Policies

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