Photo of Chief of Police Joseph Chacon

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. 


APD Executive Team

Chief of Staff Robin Henderson



Assistant Chief James Mason


Assistant Chief Scott Perry

Assistant Chief Scott Perry


Assistant Chief Staniszewski

Assistant Chief Jason Staniszewski


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Assistant Chief Jeff Greenwalt


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Assistant Chief Gizette Gaslin


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Executive Lieutenant Craig Smith


Photo of Lt. Lee Davis

Executive Community Engagement Lieutenant Lee Davis


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Executive Staffing Lieutenant JJ Schmidt