June 12, 2020

Formal complaint: Purpose and scope—Community policing and other policy violations

Complainant alleges that APD officers pepper sprayed 2 women in the face, one of them being a minor.OPO recommends that this allegation receive an A classification.

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The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. NOTICE OF FORMAL COMPLAINT ICMS #: 2020-0921 June 12, 2020 Complaint: The Office of Police Oversight received an anonymous online complaint stating the following: “Disgusted by the use of tear gas and violence on peaceful protesters. Officer shot pepper spray into the face of 2 women, one of them being under 18. They were standing silently with hands in the air when this animal with a badge abused his position. He should be fired and prosecuted for excessive force and inciting a riot.”

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