Austin, TX Police Department

History of the Austin Police Shoulder Patch

The patches stayed the exact same except for the color change.  The red shoulder patch was adopted in 1993.  The New silver patch went into commission on Jan 4th, 2008 with the graduation of the 113th Cadet Class.

The History of the Austin Police Department Motorcycle Unit

The First 2 Motors
1978 Moto Guzzi
The Kawasaki KZ 1000 Police
Tim Hargrove on Right

Information and Photos provided by the Austin, TX Police Department.