Austin Police Department

  • Agency: Austin Police Department
  • Address: 715 E 8th St, Austin, 78701 TX
  • Chief: Art Acevedo (Chief of Police)
Phone: 512-974-5000

Austin Police Department is located at 715 E 8th St, Austin, 78701 TX. The Chief of Police of the department is Art Acevedo. The Austin Police Department phone number is 512-974-5000.

Austin Police Department News

Driving to #SXSW this year? Make sure you have a safe ride home. Never drink and drive. A friendly reminder from your Austin Police Department.

Austin Police would like to remind you not to leave valuables in the car. Lock the door and take the keys, and make sure to park in well-lit areas or attended parking lots. #AutoTheftPrevention #SafetyTips

Asst. Chief Ely Reyes working evening patrol in Northwest #ATX with Officer G. Sumner. Officer Sumner has been with APD for more than 5 years and worked at San Jose PD for 16 years! #Safety #Patrol #AustinPD #SXSW

APD working a three vehicle collision that occurred in the 5200 block of N. Capital of Tx HWY. Call came in around 4:27 p.m. β€” Right lane of NB traffic blocked at this time. No injuries reported at this time. Please avoid the area. #ATXTraffic #WhatTheHelicopter -APD PIO

Hey #ATX it’s time to start enjoying Spring Festival 2018! Know what roads will be closed and see a list alternative transportation options! Be safe and have fun! #atxtraffic #sxsw

APD News Release: Murder #5 -

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Welcome to Austin, #SXSW attendees! Please enjoy your stay and check out this video to hear safety tips while visiting #ATX. Don't hesitate to call upon Austin Police if we can be of assistance.

APD SWAT Officers were so glad to be able to stop at Elsa England Elementary School's career fair! Children are our future and we promise to protect and serve them. It's our hope to educate and aspire them to achieve their fullest potential. #AustinPD #APDSWAT #ATX #RRISD #communityengagement

Commander Dusterhoft presents Officer Halbardier with an "Officer of the Quarter" award for being a great mentor to officers at the south substation. Previous law enforcement experience helps with field training our newest officers who are hitting the streets! #AustinPD #Training #Mentor #Guidance Austin Police Department-Region IV

Happy #InternationalWomensDay! "I'd like to thank all the women who inspire and lead on a daily basis. I'm grateful to work with such a diverse and professional group of women, who protect and serve our #ATX community." -Chief Brian Manley

Mallory, a bearded collie #TherapyDog, visited Austin Police Headquarters to brighten our day! Everyone was smiling ear to ear thanks to Mallory. #AustinPD #DogsOfFacebook #BeardedCollie #ThoughtfulThursdays

Thank you to the women serving and protecting our community. On this day we're extremely thankful for our women warriors! Who’s important to you this International Women’s Day? Please share below. πŸš”

Meet Officer Ullo - He's one of our downtown officers! Ofc. Ullo has worked with APD for three years and is an army veteran. Here he's pictured with Ghost, an adoptable pet from Austin Animal Center. If you're interested in giving him a good home, please visit him this weekend at #DXDW. #AustinPD #AdoptDontShop #Rescue

Meet Ghost β€” another #APDRescueMe feature. From the moment Ghost met Officer Ullo, it was an immediate bromance. They spent time together in the play yard and Ofc. Ullo even taught Ghost to 'lay down'. Ghost is so friendly with lots of young pup energy and he's eager to learn more tricks! Come meet Ghost this weekend at Austin Animal Center's #DXDW!

Officer C. Pitman had the honor of spending the afternoon with Cub Scout Pack 149 β€” Den 11! We'd like to thank their pack leader and parents for taking the time to bring them by. We had a blast and hope they did, too! πŸš” #CubScouts #AustinPD #CommunityEngagement

Today's #APDRescueMe K-9 Officer Shaun Mierl with "Hollywood," a sweet dog looking for a good home. Hollywood lovse chest rubs and is a pro at giving kisses. Would you be able to adopt her? Visit her at the Austin Animal Center off Levander Loop to see if she's a good match for your family! Background on Officer Mierlβ€” Ofc. Mierl has been with APD for 20 years! He has been assigned to our K-9 Unit for 17 of those years and is currently the Unit Trainer. Ofc. Mierl has a small rescue dog at home that he adopted from AAC a few years ago, and is a huge advocate for rescuing. #AdoptDontShop #Rescue #DogsOfFacebook #Puppy #PitMix #AustinPD

APD briefing regarding officer involved shooting, 4800 Tanney St.

Reference OIS, Chief Manley will have briefing at 8am in the 4700 block of Tanney St. PIO91

#APD Officers on scene of an Officer Involved Shooting @ 4800 Blk of Tanney St. Stand by for media staging area and more info from PIO.

The victim from tonight's incident in the 3200 block of Kramer Ln succumbed to his injuries. This will be handled as a homicide investigation. Nothing further tonight. PIO9

Media the staging area is the second parking garage by Dillard’s. An APD representative will provide a briefing at 6:30 p.m.

APD is working a SHOOT/STAB incident that occurred in the 3200 block of Kramer Lane. We received a call around 4:47 p.m., please avoid the area at this time. A male is being transported to the hospital w/ critical injuries. -APD PIO

Do you live or work in Southwest Austin? Join us for our next Community Engagement Meeting where we'll discuss safety concerns, crime prevention and answer questions you may have for Austin Police. Commander Eveleth, the Region 4 District Reps and Constable Stacy Suits will all be in attendance. 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 8th Bannockburn Baptist Church 7100 Brodie Lane β€” Room 101-102 Hope to see you there!

#APDAir1 & officers responded to a shots fired call near FM973/SH71. Multiple shots were fired in a direction of a residence. No injuries #WhatTheHelicopter located a vehicle leaving the area. Felony car stop conducted on E.Oltorf, 2 arrested & firearm recovered. #PatrolProud