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***Fugitive of the Week*** Do you know where 31-year-old Ruth Louise Simmons is? She has an outstanding felony warrant for unlawful possession of firearm by felon. Please contact @CrimeStopATX, and you could receive up to $1,000 for information leading to her arrest. https://t.co/jtwk3W75L6
RT @TxDOTAustin: RESCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT: Southbound I-35 full mainlane closure between Woodland Avenue and Oltorf Street, from 10 p.m. - 6…
RT @ATXPOA: Thank you @SamsungAustin for donating 5,000 masks today to our first responders! @Austin_Police @austintexasgov https://t.co/…
RT @Chief_Manley: Eight years ago today, our community and department lost a hero...a family lost a son and brother, and two young girls lo…
FINAL: Land Rescue at ~5400blk of S IH 35 Svrd SB; #ATCEMSMedics have obtained a Deceased On Scene pronouncement of 1 adult. No additional information available. Expect #ATXTraffic delays & remain alert for @Austin_Police investigators working in the area.
Multiple #ATCEMS @AustinFireInfo & @STAR_Flight_TC Rescue assets responding to a reported Land Rescue at ~5400blk of S IH 35 Svrd SB (12:37); Initial reports of an adult in the area, unknown nature of injuries/illness. More to Follow....
#ATXtraffic The situation at 51st and IH35 has been resolved all lanes are now opened WC3
#ATXTraffic IH-35 NB and SB lanes near E. 51st Street have been closed, as officers attempt to assist a pedestrian in crisis on the highway overpass. Please find an alternate route. Incident# 20-0940823. Media: We will keep you updated via Twitter.
RT @Chief_Manley: I’d like to take the time to recognize some of our APD employees who have stepped up to help keep the @Austin_Police faci…
UPDATE: Subject has been taken into custody without incident. -APD PIO twitter.com/Austin_Police/…
APD SWAT has been called out in regards to a barricaded subject in the 12800 block of Turtle Rock Rd. Call came in around 9:23 a.m. Case# 20-0930362. Updates will be provided on Twitter.
The Unit is working daily with minimal staffing to ensure the timely intake and storage of property and evidence being submitted. Property owners can contact evidence@austintexas.gov for updates on resuming normal operations and service.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic the APD Evidence Control Warehouse is temporarily closed to the general public for routine release of property through at least April 30, 2020.
RT @TxDOTAustin: Southbound I-35 frontage road closed near the US 183 intersection to install beams on the new flyovers. Closure tonight fr…
APD warns about callers using APD Public Information Office number for scams - mailchi.mp/austintexas/ap…
RT @TxDOTAustin: TONIGHT: Southbound I-35 right lane closed nightly between William Cannon Drive and Slaughter Lane through Thursday, April…
***UPDATE*** Suspect has been located and arrested. APD AIR1 is clearing the scene. Officers are still on scene investigating. #whatthehelicopter -WC6 twitter.com/Austin_Police/…
APD AIR1 is headed to the 6600 Blk of Cameron Rd. to assist officers in a search for the subject that fled from a traffic stop. #whatthehelicopter -WC6
We’re here for you. Please #StayHomeWorkSafe for us! For the latest info on COVID-19 in #ATX, visit austintexas.gov/COVID19. #OneAustinSaferTogether https://t.co/reiHDOfea0
ATXtraffic Officers are on scene at 5800 - Blk S IH 35 SB on a tractor trailer crash. The inside and middle lane SB are completely blocked to traffic. WC4
***Fugitive of the Week*** 40-year-old Lacharles Williams has an outstanding felony warrant for aggravated assault. Please contact @CrimeStopATX if you have any information on his whereabouts. https://t.co/VWx9Qja9Se
RT @austintexasgov: The @CTXFoodBank is accepting monetary donations to help purchase supplies for those in need. Every donation matters an…
Media briefing for homicide at 500 E Highlsnd mall Blvd will stage in the parking lot of perfect 10 cabaret. Briefing in 45 mins
#APD working traffic fatality at 5200 blk FM 973. 45 yoa male decedent, 2 vehicle collision, other vehicle remained opn scene, other driver transported with non-life threatening injuries. Detectives investigating. Media-staging at FM 973/Pearce Ln. NO further information. WC1
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Traffic Fatality 1100 blk Airport Blvd pscp.tv/w/cU1f_Tk1Nzcz…
Media: Briefing has on traffic fatality on Airport will be at 945. Location: 12th and Airport. If you can’t attend it will be recorded
RT @Chief_Manley: Please join me in recognizing Victim Services Counselor Jessica Webster, as our APD Employee of the Week! Ms. Webster has…
Media staging for swat call out at town lake circle and Elmont Dr. briefing in 30 minutes
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Officers are on scene of a vehicle fire in the 9500 Blk of N. IH-35 Northbound proper. All lanes of the proper and 1 lane of the Northbound frontage are shut down at this time. Please watch for officers on scene and use caution when approaching the area. #APD #ATXTraffic -WC6
***UPDATE*** Media, staging area will be the parking lot at the Southeast corner of E. St. Johns Ave. and Duval. St. Officer Hobbs (PIO3) will be responding to the scene. #APD -WC6 twitter.com/Austin_Police/…
Officers are on the scene of a Homicide in the 7200 Blk of Duval St. Please avoid the area as the investigation continues. Media, please stand by for a staging area. #APD -WC6
APD AIR1 is responding to the 5400 Blk of E. Parmer Ln. to assist officers responding to a disturbance call. #whatthehelicopter -WC6
APD AIR1 is heading to the 13300 Blk of Harrisglenn Dr. to assist officers with a search, reference a Shots Fired call. #whatthehelicopter -WC6
#whatthehelicopter AIR1 responding to the area of 9200 Research Blvd SB to assist with a Gun HS call. WC4
The Austin Police Department has received several inquiries regarding the Stay Home Work Safe Order. (Full statement pictured below) Find out more: austintexas.gov/article/stay-h… https://t.co/QsyjI3wSze
#whatthehelicopter AIR1 responding to the area of 6600 Blk Ed Bluestein Blvd Sb to assist in a search for a robbery suspect. WC4
APD Seeking Public's Assistance with Deadly Conduct Investigation - mailchi.mp/austintexas/ap…
Have you seen 25-year-old Angel Sifuentes? He has an outstanding felony warrant for assault strangulation. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call @CrimeStopATX at 512-472-8477. https://t.co/6HoGjNg3xE
APD AIR1 is headed to Spring Meadow Rd./Cypress Bend to assist patrol with a Shots Fired call. #whatthehelicopter -WC6
#whatthehelicopter AIR1 responding to the area of 1400 Tamar LN to assist patrol with a Shots Fired call. WC4
UPDATE: The address of the suspicious death has been updated to 15006 Forum Ave. PIO 9.
Cpl. Johnson providing a brief regarding the Homicide that occurred de at 15101 Forum Ave. #200821166 pscp.tv/w/cUbqfjk1Nzcz…
UPDATE: Media brief for the suspicious death will be in the Burger King parking lot located at 1420 W. Wells Branch Pkwy @ 12:00 a.m. PIO-9.
APD is on scene of a suspicious death in the 15100 block of Forum Ave. Media staging location will be provided soon. PIO is responding. PIO 9.
#APD please disregard Missing/Endangered tweet. Mr. Prasad has been located. WC1
#APD is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing person from the 700 block of Screech Owl Dr in NE Austin. This missing person is hearing and speech impaired, as well as not being able to communicate in English. Singh Prasad is a 68 year old Indian Male (1 of 2)
Update: Bryan has been found and is safe! twitter.com/austin_police/…
CORRECTION: 8230 Research Blvd. Service Road SB twitter.com/Austin_Police/…
Description of Bryan: - Five feet tall - About 100 lbs. - Black hair - Brown eyes Last seen wearing: - Dark blue shirt - Black shorts - Red shoes Please call 9-1-1 if you see Bryan. We want to get him home safely. Case# 20-0800803.
🚨***MISSING CHILD***🚨 Have you seen 12-year-old Bryan Lopez? Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1 immediately. Bryan was last seen near 8239 Research Blvd Service Road SB today, March 20, 2020, around 12:50 p.m. in the vicinity of a blue SUV. https://t.co/OTQjkbrR04
RT @Chief_Manley: Please join me in recognizing our APD Employees of the Week — Officers Britton Taylor, John Williams and Adam Farris! The…
Counselors, the deadline to apply to receive free EMDR Training has been extended to April 13, 2020 at 8 a.m. twitter.com/austin_police/…
APD AIR1 is responding to E. 10th St./Red River St. to assist in the search for a suspect from an assault. #whatthehelicopter -WC6
Any time there’s an immediate threat to life or property, remember to call or text 9-1-1. Call when you can, text when you can’t. APD is here to assist if you need us. #OneAustinSaferTogether
File non-emergency police reports by calling Austin 3-1-1 or visiting ireportaustin.com. If you believe your vehicle was stolen, first check to see if it was impounded or towed at autoreturn.com/austin-tx/find….
Resources for COVID-19 info: - Austin-Travis County info on COVID-19: austintexas.gov/COVID19 - Texas Department of State Health Services FAQ: dshs.texas.gov/coronavirus/ - Contact @TexasDSHS by calling 2-1-1 (option 6), 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily, or email coronavirus@dshs.texas.gov
APD Emergency Communications understands the community’s need for current and accurate information regarding COVID-19. 𝗣𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗗𝗢 𝗡𝗢𝗧 𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝟵-𝟭-𝟭 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗-𝟭𝟵. https://t.co/N6EIfwbJfO
RT @Chief_Manley: We are grieving with our brothers and sisters at the Travis County SO over this loss. Please keep Deputy Korzilius, his f…
***UPDATE*** Officers responded to a Suspicious Persons call at the ACC campus at W. 12th St./Rio Grande St. After a brief search the subjects were located and detained. The search has concluded, however officers continue to investigate and work the scene. -WC6 twitter.com/Austin_Police/…
APD AIR1 is responding to the 1200 Blk of Rio Grande St. to assist in the search for suspicious persons. #whatthehelicopter -WC6
APD briefing regarding bank robbery that occurred at Chase Bank - 1700 W Parmer Lane pscp.tv/w/cUElsDk1Nzcz…
APD officers are working a bank robbery that occurred at the Chase Bank at 1700 W Parmer Lane. Please avoid the area at this time. Case# 20-0780797. PIO will not be responding, but will periscope a briefing at 3 p.m.
APD Officers assisting with traffic control at the intersection of West Ben White service road at Banister lane. The signal lights are not functioning and the intersection will be shut down for repairs for approximately 4 to 5 hours. Plan your route, avoid the area. #atxtraffic
🚨 ***FUGITIVE of the WEEK ***🚨 Have you seen 40-year-old Joshua Eden Stier? He has an outstanding felony warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. If you have any information about his whereabouts, please contact @CrimeStopATX. https://t.co/Nf58bYotuu
APD Announces COVID-19 Operational Changes and Temporarily Suspended Services at APD Headquarters, Substations.- mailchi.mp/austintexas/ap… https://t.co/aR6EVSESpp
RT @austintexasgov: 📢 #PSA 📢 To help prevent the spread of #COVID19: 💧Wash your hands often ✋Avoid touching your face 🚫Avoid close contact…
Hey Austin, this is Officer Fong reminding you about our #LockItOrLoseIt campaign. Thieves often look to steal from unlocked cars. Always remove valuables from your vehicle, take your keys and lock the doors. Have a great night and be safe! #9pmRoutine https://t.co/iBTHq3GhTO
APD News Release: Homicide #10 Detectives are asking anyone with video or information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 512-974-TIPS. - mailchi.mp/austintexas/ap… https://t.co/7a2KzKdAau
RT @Chief_Henderson: Great people and a fun time at this year’s Capital of Texas Police Motorcycle Chute Out in Buda! @Austin_Police showed…
Going shopping this weekend? NEVER leave shopping bags in your car. Thieves look for opportunities to steal your belongings. Remember to take valuables with you or hide them before arriving at your destination. Be safe, Austin! #LockItOrLoseIt #AustinPD #SaferTogether https://t.co/Srf8RrUfXP
Media briefing for homicide in southeast Austin. 2200 blk E Stassney. pscp.tv/w/cTsggTk1Nzcz…
Media briefing will be at 1:30am, please meet at staging location. - PIO10
#APD is on scene working a homicide in the 2200 block of East Stassney, please avoid the area. Media staging location is E Stassney Ln and Dove Springs Rd. PIO is responding. - PIO10
Hi Austin, we are Sebastián and Alex! Our dad is a police officer and said we could remind you to remove valuables from your car, take your keys and lock your doors. Be safe, Austin! #LockItOrLoseIt https://t.co/ntr6Sl8hIV
A huge thanks to the Hyde Park Baptist High School and Middle School students, who so kindly volunteered time to wash police cars. #OneAustinSaferTogether #communityservice #FridayFeels @ChiefTroyGay https://t.co/QWL35oMtok
***UPDATE*** The intersection @ S 1st St./E Oltorf St. remains closed as investigation continues. Unknown when the intersection will reopen. Please continue to use caution as you drive through the area, looking out for lane closures and officers on scene. #ATXTraffic -WC6 twitter.com/Austin_Police/…
Officers are on the scene of a serious injury crash @ S 1st St. and E Oltorf St. The above intersection is shut down as the investigation continues. Please watch for lane closures and officers on scene. #ATXTraffic -WC6
RT @Chief_Guajardo: Sgt. Rohre, or “Charlie” as I like to call him, was my 1st Cpl. when I promoted to Sgt. This man taught me so much abou…
RT @CGVallejo: Thank you to @hydeparktx School kids for coming to our station and washing #police cars! Wonderful servant hearts ❤️! Love m…
#APD AIR1 is heading to the 7500 Blk of Ed Bluestein Blvd to assist in the search for a subject that fled the scene of a traffic stop. Please watch for officers in the area. #whatthehelicopter -WC6
Hey Austin, I’m Officer Caldwell. Here to remind you to have a plan to get home safely! Never drink and drive. #ArriveAlive #OneAustinSaferTogether https://t.co/tKjQ3ptsOX
Also, if you think your car has been towed, you can check autoreturn.com to see information such as the tow date and time, reason for tow and where it has been towed to. twitter.com/austin_police/…
RT @GizetteG: Austin PD hosting a recruiting presentation tonight. We are hiring!!! #OneAustinSaferTogether
Hey everyone, this is Officer Borton! Sometimes people ask us if we can help find their car. Here's a tip on how to remember where you parked: - Ask your smartphone to remember - Take a picture of where you parked - Text yourself nearby cross streets #OneAustinSaferTogether https://t.co/OR5mbP2PCk
RT @JoinAPD: 🚨PLEASE Retweet! 🚨APD Recruiting will broadcast the Austin Info Session on FACEBOOK LIVE at 6pm TODAY, Thursday March 12th. Pl…
RT @Chief_Henderson: Congratulations to Sergeant Charles Rohre who received his 20 Honorable Conduct Award, presented to him by Commander S…
RT @Chief_Chacon: Hi Austin, Asst. Chief Joe Chacon here! If you’re going to be in the entertainment district, please remember these safety…
APD Briefing on Recent Murder Warrants Issued pscp.tv/w/cTkfvTk1Nzcz…
Murder warrants issued for suspect in Homicide #25 from 2019, Homicide #6 from 2020 - mailchi.mp/austintexas/mu… https://t.co/8gTtZNRNOf
*FINAL* Officers responded to a call of a missing person in the 4500 Blk. of Dudmar Dr., after an initial search it was reported the missing person was located, that report was found to be inaccurate, the search continued and the missing person was located and is now safe. -WC6 twitter.com/Austin_Police/…
***CORRECTION*** Missing person has not been located. Search continues. AIR1 has cleared the scene, however efforts to locate the missing person continue. -WC6 twitter.com/Austin_Police/…
***UPDATE*** The missing person has been located. Officers are securing the scene. -WC6 twitter.com/Austin_Police/…
 
 
 
 
 
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