Austin Police Chief Announces ‘Zero Tolerance’ For DWI Officers

AUSTIN, TX — Officers and support staff who drive drunk face dismissal in a stricter DWI policy applying to those who enforce the law, Austin police Chief Art Acevedo said. Acevedo announced the updated policy to the department’s 2,300 sworn law enforcement personnel in a video message Wednesday, the Austin American-Statesman ( ) reported. The […]

Dallas Police Association Criticizes Reduced Testing Standards For Driving, Shooting

DALLAS, TX &#8211 Testing standards for recruit officers’ driving tests are slipping, the president of the Dallas Police Association warned Thursday in a letter to city officials. The letter, written by Ron Pinkston, singles out one recruit who he said continually failed the department’s vehicle operations course test. Pinkston said the department declined to fire […]