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Chief of Police Joseph Chacon

Joseph Chacon is the 10th Chief of Police with the Austin Police Department, a role he has served in since April 2021. Prior to his appointment, Chief Chacon served as an Assistant Chief for almost five years, overseeing Patrol, Special Operations, Specialized Patrol, Investigations, Intelligence, Professional Standards and Training/Recruiting. Chief Chacon has served as a police officer for 31 years, and has a wide breadth of experience in almost all areas of police work. More....