APD Commander's Forum: heroes, crime reports and a new Commander

February 1, 2013

As of February 1st, Lieutenant Todd Gage is officially the new Region 4 Commander for South/Southwest Austin. He takes over for Jason Dusterhoft, who only held the position for three months, and then was reassigned to the downtown sector by Police Chief Art Acevedo.

Gage has been with APD for 20 years and has been on patrol for the last 10 years.

“I’m going to be the new commander…so that’s good and bad,” Gage said. “For one, you’re going to get a rookie commander, but hopefully I bring some new ideas and things of that nature and some energy to try to help with the problems that we all have here.”

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