Chief of Staff Robin Henderson for being named as the new Interim Chief of Police for the Austin Police Department. Henderson has served with the Austin Police Department for 26 years.
Chief Henderson currently oversees all Austin Police Department operations which includes a workforce of approximately 2,200 Sworn and Civilian personnel. Some of the specialized units she manages include: Peer Support, the Counter Attack Strike Team (CAST), and the Executive Protection Unit (EPU). Prior to her appointment as Interim Chief, Chief Henderson served in various assignments including: Executive Lieutenant, Patrol Lieutenant, Cadet Training, Field Training, Internal Affairs, Person and Property Investigations, Street Response, and Patrol. Chief Henderson enjoys leading a productive, professional and progressive team. She is passionate about public service, being a servant leader, a mentor, and making a positive impact within the Department and the Austin community.