Report: APD Used Force Against, racially profiled African-Americans More than Any Group

Austin police officers in 2015 stopped African-Americans more and used force against them more frequently than any other ethnic group, a new report shows.

The full annual report was released Tuesday by the Office of the Austin Police Monitor, which accepts and files public complaints as well as internal Austin Police Department complaints against the department’s 1,752 officers. The report shows statistics on the number, type and frequency of complaints filed against APD officers and offers recommendations for improving compliance. Read more here.