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Dept Accused of ‘Faking’ Thank You Cards to Themselves Amid Rash of Police Brutality

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In the past several weeks, the Austin police department has been captured on  video murdering an  unarmed man,  shooting a child in the head  with a rubber bullet, shooting an innocent student in the head with a projectile, and  firing on the citizens attempting  to render aid to that student. These acts of police violence have all gone unpunished. Tensions, as one might expect, are high between the community and their police force. According to the Austin police department, however, there is an outpouring of support in the form of “Thank you” cards. But the Twitter-verse has found that something smells fishy. On Saturday, the Austin police department took to Twitter to essentially put out a piece of propaganda to claim how much their community loves them. A black and a white officer were conveniently chosen to be photographed reading from a pile of thank you cards. “We can’t express enough how grateful we are to serve you, Austin,” the APD account tweeted on Saturday. “Our of