Austin Police Department

Austin Police Department

Austin Police Department (APD) is the principal law enforcement agency serving Austin, Texas. As of 2007, the agency had an annual budget of more than $183 million and employed around 2,000 personnel, including around 1,400 officers. [cite web |url= |title=The New APD Execs (or, Art and Debbie, Sitting in a Tree) |publisher=The Austin Chronicle |date=2007-08-02 |accessdate=2008-09-28] [cite web |url= |title=Austin Newspaper: El Paso police chief known as disciplinarian |last=Liscano |first=Miguel |date=2007-06-05 |accessdate=2008-09-28] Former California Highway Patrol Assistant Chief Art Acevedo was appointed chief of police in June 2007 and took over as chief on July 19; he is the eighth chief in the history of APD. [cite web |url= |title=Acevedo Chosen as New Police Chief: Let the sun shine in |last=Smith |first=Jordan |publisher=The Austin Chronicle |date=2007-06-22 |accessdate=2008-09-28] [cite web |url= |title=New APD chief speaks up |last=McGuire |first=Melissa |publisher=KVUE |date=2007-06-20 |accessdate=2008-09-28]


* Auto Theft Interdiction Unit
* Child Abuse Unit
* DWI Enforcement Team
* Family Violence Protection Team
* Financial Crimes Unit
* Gang Suppression Unit
* High Tech Crime Unit
* Homicide
* Homicide: Cold Case Unit
* Internal Affairs
* Integrity Crimes Unit
* Recruiting
* Sex Crimes Unit
* Special Events Unit
* Victim Services

ee also

List of law enforcement agencies in Texas


External links

* [ Austin Police Department]

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