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One Austin, Safer Together

Vision Statement

A department that is trusted and respected by all, and collaborates with our community to make Austin the safest city in America. 

Mission Statement

To keep you, your family, and our community safe through innovative strategies and community engagement. 

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