- Associated Press - Saturday, September 19, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An Austin march supporting law enforcement has run into a simultaneous demonstration decrying police brutality outside the Texas Capitol, but both groups were peaceful and respectful.

The San Antonio Express News reports (https://bit.ly/1Sd4Uax ) that marchers under the rally cry Police Lives Matter made their way Saturday from Austin police headquarters to the Capitol.

There, they encountered a Black Lives Matter event which included recitations of names of people killed by police.

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo was among those who addressed the crowd. He said he supported the officers of his department, but was also committed to removing those who commit questionable acts.


Information from: San Antonio Express-News, https://www.mysanantonio.com

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