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New Contract Could Give Austin One of the Most Transparent Police Departments in the Country

by | Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 16:10 CST
Activists are claiming victory after a drawn-out fight over police accountability, and encouraging other cities to follow suit.
Youth in the Texas Juvenile Justice Department's Phoenix Program by

Problems Hide in Plain Sight at Texas’ Youth Lockups

Critics say Texas’ five remaining juvenile prisons not only fail to rehabilitate young people but “actually make them worse.”

It was spring break 2017 at the McLennan County State Juvenile Correctional Facility, and the young inmates were more restless than normal. Some of the teens ro...Read More

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