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APD officer suspended for losing gun in park

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An Austin police officer has been suspended for losing his gun at an Austin park.

On August 9, Officer Cameron Caldwell was riding his bike Walnut Creek Park while off duty.

He was carrying an approved off-duty 40-caliber handgun in his backpack. Not long after Caldwell left the park, the gun was found and a concerned citizen called 911.

Caldwell was suspended for one day for violating the department's policy on securing firearms.

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