APD Victim Services: Working together to support survivors


February 21, 2019
A photo of two people's hands. One person is touching the other person's hand in a consoling way.

APD Victim Services and SAFE work together to ensure sexual assault survivors feel comforted, supported, and understand the medical & criminal justice processes.

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Tell Your Council Member: Reopen APD’s DNA Lab.


August 20, 2016

UPDATE: On Sept. 12, Chief Acevedo announced that he would find funding within the existing fiscal year’s budget to fund the analysis of the current backlogged sexual assault related cases—and any incurred during the closure of APD’s DNA lab—while the lab remains closed. On Sept. 14,  the Austin City Council passed the 2017 budget, which included […]

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