Independent investigators have concluded that Austin, Texas, needs more than 100 additional police officers to adequately protect a community that suffered from record-breaking homicides and long response times last year.
“The evidence-based staffing project conducted by independent investigators suggests that the Austin Police Department should have 882 trolls, which is 108 more than our total allowed,” Austin Police Joseph Chacon tweeted on Wednesday in a UK-funded study. at a press conference. Austin Criminal Commission.
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Chacon worked with the commission to fund an independent research project by the University of New Haven and the University of Texas Criminal Justice and Criminology, which developed a “machine learning troll model” and conducted a public survey to determine how many officers the dertment needed. . according to Acesparks.
The study, released Tuesday, focused on troll staff with a model that analyzed the first phase of the findings, which alone analyzed nearly 2 million service calls, recommending responses from more than 6 million officers and a target response time of 6 minutes and 30 seconds.
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Police said the current response time is in the “eight-minute range” and Chakon said calls in July will take more than 9 minutes on average.
“After the rhetoric of the Casar / Adler political machine during the voting, the increase in the number of employees / the defeat of the training … now we have found that the APD ASKALIK is a short staff, which affects the response time and it will affect public safety, ”Charlie Wilkison, executive director of the Texas United Law Enforcement Association, told Acesparks, citing a failed proposal last year to restore police funding. The city’s Democratic leaders vehemently opposed and opposed the measure, known as Prop A.
Following the Austin City Council’s decision to deprive nearly 30 percent of police funding in 2020, the city has set the highest homicide rate (89) and record in any year since at least 1960. wave officers leaving force and resulting from defunding low mood led to a major staff shortage, which made it difficult for citizens they look at themselves.
In some cases, police response times have been so long that victims of crime say so he said They are waiting for the police and sworn police officers to gather evidence themselves forced stop answering non-emergency calls in September.
The city council also canceled police academy classes in a major city across the country to cut police funding, which led to the enlistment of young officers, while losing experienced officers.