Chief of Police Brian Manley

Brian Manley joined the Austin Police Department in 1990 and has served as the Interim Chief of Police since December 2016. Chief Manley leads a department of 1900 sworn officers and over 700 civilian support personnel with a budget of $422 million. In his 27 years with the APD, he has served in and led many areas of the Department, including Patrol, Narcotics, Child Abuse, Homicide, Highway Enforcement, Internal Affairs, Special Operations & Homeland Security, and Recruiting & Training. Additionally, he led a delegation of APD officers during the 2009 Presidential Inauguration in Washington DC, commanded a group of Special Response Team officers in a deployment to Houston, TX in the wake of Hurricane Ike, and attended the Senior Counterterrorism Officials Seminar in Israel. More...

APD Executive Team









Chief of Staff Troy Gay

Assistant Chief Joe Chacon









Assistant Director Alice Thomas










Assistant Chief Todd Smith

Assistant Chief Richard Guajardo

Assistant Chief Jennifer Stephenson