Number 28238
Subject Police
Source KXAN/NBC Austin
Year 2018
Publication Date April - November 2018
Summary Texas law gives police discretion to withhold information when suspects die in custody. Legislative efforts to close that loophole have failed, but it has not stopped the families who have been denied video and other records detailing their loved ones' final moments from speaking out. A KXAN investigation sheds light on this statewide need for police accountability, transparency and trust.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords KXAN, Texas, police, custody, suspects, loophole, investigation, accountability, transparency, deaths
Related Links https://vimeo.com/304399037 ; https://www.kxan.com/denied/series/
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