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 Interim Chief of Police Robin Henderson

Interim Chief of Police Robin Henderson

Interim Chief of Police Robin Henderson has served with the Austin Police Department for 26 years. After serving in her most recent role as Chief of Staff for almost 2 years, she was appointed as Interim Chief of Police on August 31, 2023. Chief Henderson currently oversees all Austin Police Department operations which includes a workforce of approximately 2,200 Sworn and Civilian personnel. Learn more about Interim Chief of Police Robin Henderson and the APD Executive Team.

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Don't miss your opportunity to join the Austin Police Department! We are looking for qualified men and women to join our team and help build a safer Austin. If you have a desire to protect, and a heart to serve, we invite you to apply today! Our next Civil Service Exam is Feb. 24, 2024


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