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Making A Difference

January 02, 2020 - 11:36:06

I would like to recognize officers James Thrift #8601, Justin Berry #6134, and Randy DeLuna #6440 for finding my daughter and ultimately saving her life. This simple letter of thanks can never...


December 27, 2019 - 07:53:22

I contacted your dispatch and requested an emergency message be delivered to a family member's address in Austin. Officer McCollum #8214 was assigned to the detail. He was unable to deliver the...


December 11, 2019 - 13:55:08

Sergeant Sandra Benningfield #2453 assisted with a traffic crash while she was off duty on her way home in Round Rock, Texas. Benningfield ensured no one was injured in the crash and remained on...


November 20, 2019 - 08:19:25

On Saturday we received a telephone call from the Austin Police Department reporting that our son had just been involved in a car accident. Officer R. Spitler #7950 was exceptionally professional...


November 19, 2019 - 16:07:34



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Making a difference is a section where APD posts anonymous officer commendations from citizens.