The Austin ISD police department announced the creation of the district’s inaugural motorcycle police unit

Austin ISD Police Department announces motorcycle unit (En español)

The Austin ISD police department announced the creation of the district’s inaugural motorcycle police unit, marking a significant enhancement to campus safety and community engagement.

Eyes on Safety: A walkthrough of Austin ISD's security protocols (En español)

As we step into the new semester, let's take a moment to go over our safety guidelines together, ensuring a safe and enjoyable continuation of the school year for all students and staff. Keeping campuses secure: Access to all doors at our schools is…

Let’s work together to keep our students and schools safe (En español)

Austin ISD is hosting a series of Mental Health and School Safety Community Conversations over the next month. Why it matters: Our students, families and staff have valuable insights into how we can prevent and respond to critical incidents and we want to…

Austin ISD prepares for new state law that requires armed security officer on every campus (En español)

Last spring the Texas Legislature passed a new law, HB 3, requiring all Texas school districts to have at least one armed security officer at every campus during school hours.

Message From the Superintendent: Graduation Safety (en español)

Dear Austin ISD community, As we prepare for graduation ceremonies and end of year celebrations and events, I want to take a moment to remind everyone of the role each of us plays in keeping our schools and community safe. Graduation reminders Visitors are…

Statement from Interim Superintendent Matias Segura on the death of Tyre Nichols (en español)

Tonight, we join our community in grieving the death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis. This tragedy reminds us that we must come together to speak out in saying this is not acceptable. In Austin ISD, we have fully committed to social and emotional learning and…

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Austin ISD Names New Police Chief (en español)

Austin ISD Interim Superintendent Anthony Mays announced at Thursday’s board work session that he had selected current Austin ISD PD Lt. Wayne Sneed to lead the AISD Police Department.

A message from Superintendent Stephanie S. Elizalde / Un mensaje de Superintendente Stephanie S. Elizalde

Dear Austin ISD Community, As we grieve with the families in Uvalde, it is natural for our thoughts to turn to the safety of our own children here at home. I met with Austin ISD Police Department Acting Chief Beverly Freshour and her lieutenants this morning…

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Austin ISD Police awarded grant to elevate mental health crisis responses

The Austin ISD Police Department was awarded a $248,245 grant from the ​​U.S. Department of Justice to hire its own Licensed Mental Health Professionals.