Inside the Issue

KXAN dug into the backgrounds of the killers to and discovered a recurring trait among many: mental illness.

How Blue Alerts Work

The idea of Blue Alerts is to notify the public after a shooting has happened where a police officer was killed or hurt in the line of duty.

An officer using the COPSync Network. (KXAN Photo)

COPsync Network

Currently, more than 800 courts and police agencies in 17 states use COPsync. The private company managing the network says basic cost is ab…

Crisis Training

A look at how and why law enforcement officers believe crisis training is important when they respond to calls.

Unsolved: Young, black and vanished

Three young black women all were reported missing in the span of a few weeks during the spring of 1976. Austin police are still searching fo…