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RT @KrisB_KVUE: It was important for me to profile @Austin_Police newest Assistant Chief because she’s inspiring for women everywhere, espe…
Meet Austin's newest – and only – female assistant police chief @Austin_Police #Austin
Please avoid 11500 N IH 35 NB due to a collision blocking all NB lanes. Unknown time until lanes reopened due to downed light pole. WC2
It's time for our #9pmRoutine! Max says he has removed all doggy treats from the car and locked all the doors. #AustinPD #SaferTogether @ChiefStephenson
Going out of town? Make sure you buckle up. Every passenger. Every ride. #AustinPD #VisionZero #SaferTogether
Going out tonight? Make sure you have a plan to get home safely. Never drink and drive. No refusal is in effect from 9 p.m. - 5 a.m. #AustinPD #VisionZero #DontDrinkAndDrive #NoRefusalWeekend
ATXtraffic Officers responding to the 7000 blk of S. I 35 S/B proper for a crash with life threatening injuries. Watch for lane closures/officers on scene. WC5
#whatthehelicopter – DPS and or Air 1 will be responding to the area of Bluff Springs Rd / Brandt Rd to assist with a Kyle PD pursuit.
After you finish dinner, don't forget the #9pmRoutine! Remove valuables from the car Lock your doors Turn on the porch lights! #AustinPD #SaferTogether
RT @Chief_Manley: Please join me in recognizing Sgt. Orlando Smart, our APD Employee of the Week! #AustinPD #SaferTogether #CommunityPoli…
APD officers are investigating an incident after someone called about a deceased person in the 10000 block of Lake Creek Pkwy. Call came in around 11:19 a.m. Case# 19-0800690 Homicide Unit is en route and will advise if it's suspicious or not. NOI. #AustinPD
Sr. Officer Bohannon from APD PAL hanging out with future officers! #AustinPD #SaferTogether…
City leaders hold memorial on the one year anniversary of the Austin bombings…
Media: Please meet Ofc. Hobbs at 2300 Terry road for a media briefing at 10:15 am regarding a crash that occurred at Palo Blanco Ln and Teri road. Case#190800389 -PIO2
APD's K-9 Unit would like to remind you to remove valuables from your vehicle and lock all your doors! #9pmRoutine #SaferTogether #AustinPD
"Officer Angela Johnson stopped me for speeding while I was on my way to work this morning..." Find out how an officer pulled a resident over and made a lasting impression. Read our #MakingADifference blog here —… #AustinPD #SaferTogether
Today's #APDRescueMe features "Reba" and APD's Animal Cruelty Specialist Alan Schwettmann! We are happy to announce that Reba was adopted a couple of hours ago, but if you're looking for a pet please consider adopting from the Austin Animal Center off Levander Loop.
@Austin_Police give updates after identifying body found near Onion Creek Greenbelt:…
APD briefing regarding arrest of local priest for assault by Contact…
APD is working a multi-vehicle injury crash at the Montopolis Bluestein Bridge (90 Ed Bluestein Blvd SB). There is one SB lane open. Expect heavy delays. Avoid the area if possible. #ATXtraffic
"By the time he reached I-35, I'd already witnessed him hit a curb and smash through a construction barricade, so I called 911." Read the rest of the story to find out how APD assisted on our #MakingADifference blog —… #AustinPD #SaferTogether
Engaging with our youth is important! All it takes is making one contact at a time, to have positive impact on their lives. We 💙 visiting with future recruits! #AustinPD #communitypolicing #SaferTogether
What are things you should do to keep your property safe? #9PMRoutine #SaferTogether
RT @Chief_Manley: Help me congratulate Assistant Chief @ChiefStephenson! Today her Chief stars were pinned. I look forward to working with…
Yesterday, APD officers enjoyed visiting residents in the Santa Rita Courts area off of E. 2nd Street to answer questions and discuss safety concerns. #OperationBlueWave #AustinPD #SaferTogether
APD officers will be in the Santa Rita Courts area off of E. 2nd Street today and want to hear from you. Come out and meet the officers who patrol your neighborhood to ask questions or discuss safety concerns you may have. #OperationBlueWave #AustinPD #SaferTogether
Officers on scene of crash involving a Cap Metro Bus and a vehicle at E 53rd St. and Duval. Duval is shut down and a portion of 53rd street is closed. please avoid the area, expect delays. #ATXtraffic -PIO2
APD briefing regarding shootings and other weekend events.…
RT @ChiefStephenson: I saw this young lady today at lunch with a very inspirational shirt!! I love it!
APD Victim Services to provide free training to counselors -…
Remember the #9pmRoutine! - Remove valuables from the car - Always lock your doors #AustinPD #SaferTogether
MEDIA - Meet Officer Davis at 10:00pm near Onion Creek Dr / Springville Ln in reference to a suspicious death in the greenbelt for interviews. -PIO6
APD News Release: Updated information from the Officer Involved Shooting in Downtown -…
Chief Manley briefing regarding officer involved shooting in the 700 block E. 7th St.…
Media: staging has moved to the front of APD HQ. The briefing will take place at 6:45 a.m.…
#APD The Media staging point will be under the bridge at 6th Street and I 35 WF. WC5
Correction on location: 700 Blk N I 35 West frontage road.…
#AustinPD PIO is responding to an officer involved shooting near the frontage road of S IH-35 West frontage road. Ongoing investigation at this time, please avoid the area. Media staging area will follow shortly.
#AustinPD is working a shooting call in the 300 block of E. 6th St. One person will be transported to the hospital. Individuals have been detained, but still searching for others that may have been involved. Please avoid the area as the investigation continues.
Have you been out partying with friends? Don't get behind the wheel! Always have a plan to #ArriveAlive. #DontDrinkAndDrive #AustinPD #SaferTogether
How I dance in my home knowing that I followed the #9pmRoutine!- Remove valuables from your car- Lock all car doors and house doors- Turn on the porch light. #AustinPD #SaferTogether
Never drink and drive! No refusal is in effect from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. #AustinPD #ArriveAlive #VisionZero
Going out for drinks this weekend? Officers Taylor and Krycia want to remind you to get home safely. Never drink and drive. Have a plan to #ArriveAlive. No refusal is in effect from 9 p.m. - 5 a.m. #AustinPD #SaferTogether #SXSW
Safety tips to remember for those traveling downtown this weekend! #AustinPD #SaferTogether #SpringFestATX
#APD working a shooting at Denny's 7100 N IH35 svrd SB. 1 adult male victim with serious, possible life threatening injuries will be transported. No suspect description at this time. No further information available at this time. WC1
#APD Shooting scene in 2500 blk of Longview has wrapped up. No serious injuries to victim. No further information is available. WC1
#APD officers responding to 2505 Longview St. for a reported shooting. a person involved and will be transported to the hospital with possible life threatening injuries. No further info at this time. More to follow.
This is an isolated incident. People of interest are in custody. Three individuals will be transported to the hospital. Please continue to avoid the area as the investigation continues.…
#APD officers responding to the 700 blk of N. I 35 EF for a reported shooting. multiple people are involved. The injuries may be life threatening. No further info at this time. More to follow. WC5
Media: RE: train/pedestrian fatality: Briefing time at 1:20am at the Remco parking lot at 51/Airport.
#ATXtraffic Officers responding to the 12700 blk of S. I 35 for a rollover crash with reported minor injuries. The crash is blocking the southbound frontage road and the outside lane of the S/B proper. Watch for additional lane closures/officers on scene. WC5
MEDIA - Please meet with Sgt Wilson in the Remco parking lot at 51st/Airport, SE Corner for briefing on pedestrian / Metro train fatality. Time will be determined later. -PIO6
#APD The Media staging area for the Train v. pedestrian crash is in the "Stop Food Store" at the intersection of 51st/Airport blvd - B890
#APD Officers Responding to a train vs ped crash in the area of 51st St. and Airport Blvd. Stand by for media staging area and more info from PIO. WC5
RT @apd_catjohnson: #LoveWhatYouDo ⁦@Austin_Police⁩ #SXSW2019 #SaferTogether
Follow the #9pmRoutine to help keep your property safe! - Remove valuables from your car - Lock all doors - Turn on the porch lights #AustinPD #SaferTogether
Going out for drinks tonight? Have a plan to get home safely. #ArriveAlive
RT @Chief_Manley: Thoughts and prayers from the men and women of the @Austin_Police are with all who were affected by the violent attacks i…
Safety tips to remember for those traveling downtown this weekend! #AustinPD #SaferTogether #SpringFestATX
Hey Austin, Ofc. Delacerda here reminding you to be safe this weekend. Lock your car doors and if you’re traveling in crowded areas be sure to secure your phone and wallet in a pocket or bag that has buttons or zippers! #SaferTogether #AustinPD #SXSW
APD officers are working a vehicle collision that occurred in the 5300 block of N. I-35 SB (near 51st St). The crash is blocking two left lanes. Please avoid the area at this time or find an alternate route. Call came in around 12:58 p.m. Incident 19-0741084 #ATXTraffic #AustinPD
Don't forget! No scooters will be allowed inside of the safety barricades for #SXSW. Thank you for your cooperation. #AustinPD #SpringFestATX #SaferTogether
Download the free #AustinPD app today! Stay up-to-date with safety tips, make a police report or submit crime tips. #SaferTogether #SXSW #SpringFestATX
APD News Release: Police requesting public's assistance in locating missing person - UPDATE -…
UPDATE: Mr. Wentworth has been safely located.…
Hello? Yes, I'd like to remind folks to follow the #9pmRoutine. - Remove valuables from your car - Lock the doors - Turn on the porch lights #AustinPD #SaferTogether
Going out tonight? If you're planning on driving, make sure you park in a well-lit area. Take a picture of street signs to remember where you parked or use an app on your smartphone. Don't drink and drive. #AustinPD #SpringFestATX #SXSW
APD News Release: Police requesting public's assistance in locating missing adult -…
#whatthehelicopter AIR2 in the area of the 600 Blk E. St Johns Ave searching for a suspicious male suspect that made threats. WC4
RT @Chief_Manley: Congratulations Officers Krycia and Taylor, our #AustinPD employee(s) of the week! #MakingADifference…
RT @ChiefTroyGay: Happy #NationalPiDay! Enjoying some buttermilk pie and wishing you a safe evening, Austin. @Austin_Police…
Have you seen Woodrow Wentworth, 43? He's missing and due to medical concerns, it's necessary to locate him as soon as possible. Wentworth is about 6'0, 220 lbs, hazel eyes and red ponytail. He was LSW blk shirt/pants, brwn flip flops and a derby style hat with red floral emblem.
Going out with friends? Remember that scooters will not be allowed inside the safety barricades during Austin Spring Festivals. #AustinPD #SaferTogether #SXSW
APD Seeking public’s assistance in locating wanted sex offender -…
Good morning! Officer Rawlins here to remind you that scooters 🛴 and bicycles 🚲 are not allowed inside the barricades during SXSW. Thank you for your cooperation! Ofc. Delacerda was showing us how OUTSIDE of the barricade is fine. 😂🤣 Have fun and be safe! #SXSW2019
Don't forget the #9pmRoutine! -Remove valuables from the car -Lock your doors -Turn on the porch lights #AustinPD #SaferTogether #HappyWednesday
Don't drink and drive, have a plan to #ArriveAlive. #AustinPD #SaferTogether #SXSW
We couldn't miss a day that honors our furry friends who help us fight crime! Thank you to all #AustinPD K-9's for their service, current and retired. #NationalK9VeteransDay
“See something? Say something. Call 9-1-1 for emergencies. We’re here to help!” -Officer Taylor
RT @austinmobility: Do your #SpringFestATX plans involve getting a ride from a taxi or a ride-hail company? If so, make sure to get dropped…
The incident has been cleared. #ATXtraffic…
APD is working an incident near the 8300 block of E Ben White Blvd WB. Looks like a semi truck is stuck under the overpass. Far left lane is closed. Please find an alternate route. Call came in around 3:29 p.m. #ATXTraffic #AustinPD Incident 19-0721225
Hey Austin, Detective Holmstrom here with my buddy Fado for #APDRescueMe. He is 2-years-old and is super playful. Fado loves other dogs and is looking for a family who loves adventure. Could that be you? If so, visit him at the Austin Animal Center. A790268 #AdoptDontShop
"I was recently arrested by Ofc. Cantu of APD. As odd as it may sound, I wanted to give my praise..." Finish reading the kind note someone wrote to APD on our #MakingADifference blog here:… #AustinPD #SaferTogether
RT @JoinAPD: Like father, like son: retired Officer Dennis Farris joins his son, Adam, for a ride-along and firearm qualifications. Ready…
Did you know that you can check crime in your area by downloading the #AustinPD app? You can also make reports with GPS! Download the app today. Always call 9-1-1 for emergencies. #AustinPD #SaferTogether
How I dance knowing I followed the #9pmRoutine! ✅ Remove all valuables from your car? ✅ Lock all your doors? ✅ Turn all porch lights? #AustinPD #SaferTogether #Yoda
Don't text and drive! Focus on the road and #ArriveAlive. #SaferTogether #SpringFestATX #SXSW
#ATX I introduce the indefatigable guardians of downtown, the G400’s! #SaferTogether #OneAustin #SXSW⁠ ⁠
Safety tips to remember when going out in downtown #ATX. Always call 9-1-1 for emergencies. #AustinPD #SaferTogether #SpringFestATX #SXSW
No scooters will be allowed inside the safety barricades. Thank you for your cooperation. #AustinPD #SaferTogether #SpringFestATX #SXSW
RT @austinmobility: It's #SpringFestATX (March 8-17)! Plan for a smooth experience with our mobility guide:! Going…
See something? Say something. Always report suspicious activity or crimes by calling 9-1-1. #AustinPD #SaferTogether
#ATXtraffic Officers on scene at the 80 Blk N IH 35 S/B for a 3 vehicle collision only 1 lane is open S/B. WC4
Did someone say it's time for the #9PMRoutine? Don't let thieves run off with your personal property. Remove your valuables from your car, lock all doors and turn porch lights on.
This evening officers from Central East Patrol (Charlie 300s) were joined by Nelson Linder and Janika Imafidon. Thank you Janika for advocating and providing valuable input and support during Operation Blue Wave. #SaferTogether #communitypolicing
#ATXtraffic 2 lanes shutdown at N 183A Hwy Svrd NB due to an 18 wheeler collision causing it to dump its load on the roadway. WC4
No scooters will be allowed inside the safety barricades. Thank you for your cooperation. #AustinPD #SaferTogether
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