Texas: Newspaper’s editorial — ‘A sober stand on police behavior’

When Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo fired an officer after he was convicted on a DWI charge, an arbitrator reinstated him, saying other officers had been convicted of drunken driving but didn’t lose their jobs. The reinstatement was a throwback to the days when the attitude about police abusing alcohol was “boys will be boys.” Those days are gone, and good riddance to them…..MORE

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