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Austin Police Staffing Studies

Since 2012, three Austin Police Department staffing studies have recommended adding patrol positions. Copies of the reports (2012 PERF, 2015 GACC, and 2016 Matrix) and a transcript of the 2016 Matrix Group presentation to the Austin City Council are available below.

A complete copy of the 2016 Matrix analysis and recommendations (12MB) is available here.

2012 PERF

2015 GACC

2016 Matrix

2016 Matrix/Brady Transcript

Business, community, and neighborhood groups have endorsed the goal of achieving 35 percent community engagement (community policing) time. Copies of letters from the Austin Neighborhoods Council, Downtown Austin Alliance, Central Texas Public Safety Commission, and neighborhood leaders are available below.

Austin Neighborhoods Council

Downtown Austin Alliance

Public Safety First Coalition