Austin PD Officers Slam City, Department Management In Workforce Survey

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police officers blasted their department and city leadership in a workplace survey that showed Austin Police Department employees have some of the lowest opinions of the city’s direction and management of any department.

APD employee sentiment was well below the citywide average in every measure, according to the Listening to the Workforce Survey. Only 20% of responding APD employees said they felt their department was well managed, just 17% said they felt it was safe to challenge the way things are done and barely 11% indicated change is managed well by the city.

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