The City of Austin says 11 Austin police officers have been disciplined for their actions during downtown protests on May 30 and 31 during protests against racial police violence after the murder of George Floyd.
According to a city spokesperson, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley has completed his review of all known complaints and incident from protests on those dates.
In addition to the 11 officers disciplined, seven more are currently on administrative duty as the District Attorney’s office reviews their cases.
Multiple lawsuits were filed after protesters were injured that weekend. Police used pepper spray and less-than-lethal bean bag and foam bullets to disperse crowds.
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