Chief of Police Brian Manley determined that Officer Thomas Childress's actions violated Austin Police Department Policy 200.2: Response to Resistance: De-Escalation of Potential Force Encounters and Austin Police Department Policy 208.4.2: Taser Device Guidelines: Prohibited Uses. Officer Childress was suspended from his duties for sixty days starting on August 29, 2020 through October 27, 2020.
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