logo for print

Texas officers learn from firings


By Tony Plohetski
Austin American-Statesman

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin police officials have begun reviewing the entire work histories of officers who have been fired, looking for warning signs that might have gone unnoticed and that could be used to help strengthen the department's hiring or training procedures.

Assistant Police Chief David Carter said that officials have not come up with any conclusive findings since beginning the project recently but that they plan to use what they learn to help prevent future firings.

Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

Full story: Texas officers learn from firings

Recommended for you

Join the discussion

Copyright © 2017 PoliceOne.com. All rights reserved.