Updates on crime on the WANG area

  • The Region 1 Central West and North Central District Representatives will host a Commander’s Forum from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 to share information and talk about community concerns with residents and business owners. The forum will take place at the McCallum High School, 5600 Sunshine Drive, Austin, 78756. Topics […]

  • The Code Compliance Department is responsible for licensing and regulating Short Term Rentals (STRs–Types 1 and 2). If you are unreasonably disturbed by the bad behavior of occupants be sure to report it to 311 if it’s non-emergency, and 911 if it’s an emergency, situation. Useful information for Code Compliance inspectors includes: the number of […]

  • The following intruder alert has been circulating by email to our neighborhood: “A male in his mid-30’s rang the bell at the home of a dear friend.  The man was dressed as a police officer.  Against instructions, the wonderful babysitter opened the door since she thought it was a policeman.  When she did, he pushed […]

  • Crime and safety information from WANG's Crime and Safety Seminar, including presentations by APD representatives concerning crime prevention, as well as information from local security companies and products for protecting your home.

  • Neighborhood Planning Information Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Planning Area Website West Austin Neighborhood Group “Neighborhood Plan” (Adopted May, 1986) Survey Results re Proposed Development of Austin State School Property (January, 2005) Survey Results of West Austin Neighborhood re Residential Compatibility Standards (aka “McMansion Ordinance Survey”) (April, 2006) Brackenridge Tract Development Agreement Neighborhood Planning Library […]

  • AGENDA FOR WEST AUSTIN CRIME AND SAFETY SEMINAR WEDNESDAY NIGHT, APRIL 22, 2009 (6:30 - 8:30 PM) O.Henry Middle School Cafeteria, 2610 West 10th Street

  • APD Suggestions for Crime Prevention: According to Officer Kelly LaHood (APD Central West District Command Kelly.LaHood@ ci.austin.tx.us, 974-5788), there are many scams going around at the moment, so APD recommends that you be sure to call and verify any business cards given out. For example, there have been reports of thefts associated with folks in […]

  • Police Reports for West Austin: The City’s Crime Report Database has been out of commission for quite a while, but we did obtain from our APD Representative Evers a database listing of the data for June-September, 2003, which is available by clicking here. (Please be patient with the attached link since it does take some […]

  • Crime statistics in the city of Austin are available from the Austin Police department, and can be accessed by clicking here and following the instructions. Our neighborhood statistics are noted in the West Austin Neighborhood Group selection. This is a useful site containing a variety of crime related information.