Lakeway Police Department Recruiting

Chief of Police information: 
The City of Lakeway seeks a Chief of Police that can lead with strong interpersonal skills and a transformational and collaborative leadership style. The Chief of Police will inspire employees to reach their full potential while displaying fairness and equity across all levels of the department. As the leader of a respected department of the City, the chosen candidate will be a person of integrity who has a proven record of building positive relationships with other city departments, city management, and the community at large.

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Welcome to the Lakeway Police Department Recruiting web page.

If you are interested in a career in law enforcement, then the Lakeway Police Department could be right for you. LPD is the third-largest police department in Travis County and consists of 35 sworn and 15 civilian positions. We are considered an up-and-coming agency in Central Texas.

The City of Lakeway is located 18 miles west of Austin in the beautiful Texas Hill Country on the shores of Lake Travis. With a current population of approximately 14,000 citizens, the community continues to grow.

We generally accept applications year-round. If you have an interest in becoming a peace officer or a police dispatcher, then we encourage you to begin our application process. When a position becomes available we will contact those qualified persons with applications on file.

The Lakeway Police Department offers competitive salary and benefit packages for peace officer and dispatch candidates. You must hold a current TCOLE certification to qualify for the peace officer positions.

If you have questions please contact our HR Department at 512-314-7508 or

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