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Austin Police Chief Art AcevedoAustin Police Chief Art Acevedo
Art Acevedo leads Austin's police department of 2,300 sworn law enforcement and support personnel who carry out police operations within the City of Austin, as well as the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, city parks and lakes, and municipal courts. With an annual budget of $283 million, APD serves Austin’s diversified population in the 13th largest city in the United States. Under Chief Acevedo’s leadership, the APD has been reengineered into a data driven and intelligence led policing organization. more...

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Shattered Dreams Video

Click here to watch the 8-part series "122nd Cadet Class"

Chief Acevedo's Testimony re: Gun Prevention

Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

2012 Patrol Utilization Study (PERF Report)


Safe Passing For Austin's Cyclists - PSA

Austin Police Department Enforcement guidelines instruct officers to NOT issue a citation for driving to the left of double yellow lines when done in a safe manner AND to comply with the Vulnerable Road Users Ordinance. See video below:




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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), is seeking your assistance in locating HSI fugitives for prosecution. If you have information please call the national hotline at 1-866-DHS-2-ICE as soon as possible.