Austin Police Department

Austin Police Department
Abbreviation APD

Patch of the Austin Police Department

Badge of the Austin Police Department
Agency overview
Employees 2300
Annual budget $283 million
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* City of Austin in the state of Texas, USA
Map of Austin Police Department's jurisdiction.
Size 296.2 square miles (767 km2)
Population 743,074 (2007)
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters Austin, Texas
Agency executive Brian Manley, Interim Chief of Police
Austin Police
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

Austin Police Department (APD) is the principal law enforcement agency serving Austin, Texas, United States. As of Fiscal Year 2010, the agency had an annual budget of more than $283 million and employed around 2,300 personnel, including approximately 1,600 officers.[1] Art Acevedo[2] was appointed as the APD's eighth chief of police in June 2007.[3]

Specialized units

Patrol divisions


Rank Insignia
Chief of Police
Chief of Staff
Assistant Chief
Sergeant (10+ years in rank)

Sergeant (less than 10 years in rank)

Senior Police Officer N/A



  2. Swiatecki, Chad. "Art Acevedo". ATXMAN. Austin Man Magazine. Retrieved 2015-09-25.
  3. Smith, Jordan (2007-06-22). "Acevedo Chosen as New Police Chief: Let the sun shine in". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved 2008-09-28.


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