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This page includes additional links and information regarding the process to become an Austin Police Officer. Click on the orange headers for the corresponding page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, you can reach the Austin Police Department Recruiting Unit Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

By Phone
(512) 974-4211 - Office
(800) 832-5264 - Toll Free
(512) 974-4212 - Fax

In Person*
1520 Rutherford Lane
Building 3,
Austin, TX 78754.

The following Links will provide you with information on the City of Austin and the Austin Police Department. Information is also provided for some of the activities that officers might participate in.

APD offers internships to individuals who are interested in pursuing a career with the Austin Police Department.  Internships are designed to allow potential applicants to experience the daily operations within a law enforcement agency.