As the Lake Travis area continues to grow at a rapid pace, one thing every resident wants is continued safety. In Lakeway alone, this is not an easy task. The Lakeway Police Department has their hands full.
In 2016, Lakeway Police Department made more than 11,000 traffic stops. They made 200 custody arrests and 121 warrant arrests. Not to mention 201 violations of possession of drug paraphernalia, 93 violations for possession of a controlled substance, 61 DWIs … and then there’s the 952 animal calls and 284 collisions.
Plus, the Lakeway Police Department is operating out of a building they’ve outgrown. Like literally — the lockers aren’t big enough for officers to store their equipment.
So what does the future hold for Lakeway’s finest?
First, they’re honoring the career of a special 4-legged friend. Then it’s on to solidifying plans for a new Justice Center.