The District Representatives’ purpose is to designate an officer assigned to an area as a liaison between the community and the police department to assist the community in solving neighborhood problems.
The District Representative Support Command (Regions 1, 2, 3 and 4) was created on January 2, 2011 as part of the Austin Police Department’s strategic vision. Bureaus, geographic boundaries and personnel alignments throughout the department have changed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations. Your District Representatives are now part of this new command.
The District Representatives are called upon to do a myriad of activities which include, but are not limited to: enhancing patrol efforts, attending neighborhood association meetings to provide input or answers, attending school functions to educate children about safety and crime prevention, assisting the community in solving non-emergency problems and helping the community become self-reliant.
The District Representatives serve as a liaison between the community and the police department in the following areas: