Police Department

Police Department
201 1st Street NE
Austin, MN 55912

Chief's Welcome

On behalf of the men and women of the Austin Police Department, welcome to the department’s website.

The Austin Police Department is a proactive team-oriented agency.  We are constantly striving to promote public safety and to enhance the quality of life in our community through innovative policing and community partnerships.  We do recognize that maintaining a safe community is only possible because of a strong valued relationship between our department and the citizens of Austin.  Our citizens recognize the importance of watching out for one another.

Our vision as a team is to accomplish excellence in our service to our community.  Our officers demonstrate this with pride, professionalism integrity and teamwork in the performance of their duties. 

The city of Austin has a population of 25,000 and is county seat of Mower County.  The department has 31 sworn officers, 2.5 community service officers, and administrative assistant, and a part-time parking enforcement officer.

Please enjoy your visit to our website.  I hope you find it useful and informative.  We are always striving to improve our partnerships, so let us know how we are doing.  Thanks for visiting! 

Brian M. Krueger
Chief of Police

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