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Gov. Greg Abbott sends more state police to patrol Austin after city leaders call for end to partnership

Austin Mayor Kirk Watson had said that troopers pulling a gun on a 10-year-old prompted the end of the agreement. A video of that encounter shows troopers with guns pointed at the ground, not the child.

Increased presence of DPS at the state Capitol after a suspicious package was reported in Austin on Oct. 30, 2018.

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