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About the Austin Police Department

Vision Statement

To be respected and trusted by all segments of Austin’s diverse community.

Mission Statement

To keep you, your family, and our community safe.

Department Values – I C.A.R.E.

  • Integrity – the cornerstone of police work-without it public trust is lost.
  • Courage – to make the right professional decision.
  • Accountable – to the community, the department, and coworkers.
  • Respect – of the community, the department, and most importantly, self.
  • Ethical – professional actions and decision making.

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Austin Police Department

PO Box 689001

Austin, Texas 78768-9001