- Associated Press - Thursday, October 1, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Attorney General’s Office has established a website for online reporting of officer-involved shootings.

The public website, as required by a new law, lists where Texas law enforcement agencies must submit reports on shootings by officers, and of officers, within 30 days of the incident.

Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office then has five days to compile the information.

The website, operating since shortly after Labor Day, had four reports Thursday, from police in Houston, Freeport, Balch Springs and El Paso.

There’s also a reporting site for citizens shot by officers. No reports were listed Thursday.

The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, the Texas District & County Attorneys Association and the Texas Department of Public Safety worked together to publicize the website, which was required to be available by Thursday.

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Online:

https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/cj/peace-officer-involved-shooting-report


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