Austin Police Union: Officers Lack Training In Hand-To-Hand Combat

AUSTIN, TX — A call from Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo for officers to utilize hand-to-hand combat over weapons when a person is resisting arrest has been met with some backlash from some officers and the Austin Police Association president. In cases where an officer is trying to subdue a suspect who isn’t complying, Acevedo […]

Fire Chief Fired After Refusing To Fire Deputy Chief

SOUTH WEBER, UT — Mayor Tammy Long dismissed South Weber Fire Chief Thomas Graydon after he refused to terminate the deputy chief following an investigation into allegedly falsified payroll sheets, City Manager Tom Smith said Tuesday. The investigation by Graydon determined Deputy Chief Frank Patrick entered inaccurate information on South Weber Fire Department run sheets, […]