Sr. PSR Todd Austin passes away after 23 years of City service.

Todd Austin, EOW

Information courtesy LAPD

Todd Austin, Sr. PSR II and police communications instructor and innovator, passed away May 2 after a long illness. He was on active duty as a police dispatch supervisor.

He began serving the City in 1999. During his time, he trained employees, managed floor operations as a supervisor, and became Officer-in-Charge of the Training Unit and the Operations Support Unit. He spearheaded many projects, including a major cut-over of the Computer Aided Dispatch system as well as the call-taking system. He also introduced Text-to-911 to the City in December 2017.

The Club sends its condolences to Todd’s family and co-workers.