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Gun violence trends in Austin

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Non-domestic aggravated assaults with firearms rose 69% from 2019 to 2020 and continue to grow. Commander Donald Baker with the Austin Police Association said there aren't enough detectives to proactively police the way the department used to. He said because the department has had to pull so many specialized officers from investigative units to patrol, there are also fewer detectives to investigate firearm crimes.
2 months ago·Austin, United States

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Gun violence trends in Austin

According to the Greater Austin Crime Commission, there’s a common thread behind what’s prompting most gun criminals to pull the trigger.

2 months ago·Austin, United States
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