Austin ISD Police Department
The Austin ISD Police Department establishes a safe and secure environment for our future leaders to learn, grow and succeed both inside and outside the classroom.
AISD Police employs 84 full-time police officers, including 43 school resource officers, 20 patrol officers and two mental health officers. Two SROs are assigned to every high school campus and one SRO is assigned to every middle school campus.
The department also employs 39 civilian staff, including dispatchers, office support staff, emergency management and life safety systems personnel. The department provides general law enforcement, plus security and safety services for AISD, 24 hours a day, year-round.
Recognized Law Enforcement Agency
On Aug. 3, 2017, the AISD Police Department received an official notice from the Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation of the achievement of Re-Recognized Status for compliance with the Texas Law Enforcement Agency's 166 Best Practices Recognition Program.
The AISD Police Department is proud to be the first school district police department to receive this recognition.
The department first became a Recognized Law Enforcement Agency by the Texas Police Chiefs Association Law Enforcement Recognition Program in August 2008. To become recognized, the department reviewed its policies, procedures, facilities and operations to prove compliance with more than 166 best practices established by Texas law enforcement professionals.