Austin Officer suspended for three days

After two unauthorized maneuvers in June Officer Michael Castillo was suspended for three days this weekend.

Castillo used Precision Immobilization Technique to stop vehicle pursuits on two separate occasions on June 11 and June 15. This maneuver requires authorization from a supervisor. 

 According to an APD memo Castillo admitted his use of the PIT both times "were in violation of directive and written policy." 

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