Austin Police Department
Austin Police department is comprised of 2,300 sworn law enforcement and support personnel who are responsible for all the police operations within the city, as well as the city municipal courts, city parks and lakes, and the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The Austin Police department serves Austin’s diversified population of about 885,400 people.
The police department is divided into: Air Support, Alarm Administration, Animal Cruelty Unit, APD 911 Emergency Communications, APD Special Events, Austin Police Department Recruiting, Austin Regional Intelligence Center, Auto theft, Burglary Unit, Child Abuse , Court Services Unit, DWI Enforcement Team, Family Violence Protection, Financial Crime, Gang Suppression, Human Trafficking and Vice Unit, K-9 Unit, Lake Patrol, Missing Persons, Narcotics, Mounted Patrol, Special Investigations, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team, Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) and Wrecker Enforcement.
The Austin Police Chief is Art Acevedo and the ranking in the police department is as follows: Chief of Police, Chief of Staff, Assistant Chief, Commander, Lieutenant, Sergeant, Corporal/Detective and finally Senior Police Officer.
Records of arrest and warrant information are accessible by anyone provided you know where to look. For information on arrests and warrants, the best source is the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Their main website is.
Through the website you can be able to search for offenders by name, social security number, or even the crime they have committed.
The overall crime rate in Austin City, Texas is 68% higher than the national average and there are 14.28 daily crimes for every 100,000 people that occur in Austin. The following people have arrest warrants pending in the Austin County Sheriff’s Office:
Jose Angel Medrano for DWI
Joe Tarver for theft of service
Mario Zuniga for burglary
Juan Juarez for Aggravated Sexual assault of a child
The address and contact number for the police department is:
715 E. Eighth St. Austin, TX 78701
Phone No. 512-974-500