Chief Brian Manley to retire from Austin Police Department

Chief Brian Manley announces resignation from the Austin Police Department

Chief Manley’s resignation will take effect March 28, 2021.

Chief Brian Manley retires from the Austin Police Department. Manley is expected to make an official announcement today.

He’s been the chief of police for almost three years.

FOX 7 Austin confirmed the news through a memorandum from City Manager Spencer Cronk. “Please join me in congratulating Chief Brian Manley on retiring after 30 years of service with the City of Austin.”

City manager Cronk said he would immediately launch a national search for Manley’s replacement. In the meantime, he will appoint an interim chief who will need to be approved by members of the Austin City Council.

Chief Manley’s resignation will take effect March 28, 2021.

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FOX 7 Austin also received the letter Chief Manley sent to his department internally from a confident source.

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