Austin DA Jose Garza charges 19 police with misconduct

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The Austin district attorney made good on his pledge to crack down on misconduct by police, charging at least 19 officers with excessive force or other misconduct during social justice protests in 2020.

Garza, who was elected in 2020 after promising to reform the criminal justice system, declined to reveal specifics of the indictments, saying he is prohibited by law from doing so until everyone charged has been served with an arrest warrant or turne… [5040 chars]

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