Chief Art Acevedo joins Good Day Austin to discuss controversial arrest

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo says he didn’t see the videos until recently, after the Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lumberg reached out to him. According to the Austin Police Department’s policy, use of force arrests are sent up the chain of command. How this one was handled, Acevedo vows will be a major focus of the internal investigation that he’s ordered. A separate criminal investigation has been launched too.

 

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