Office of the Chief


Captain David Crowder is currently serving as Acting Police Chief for the City of Lakeway Police Department.

Captain Crowder has been a law enforcement professional for 35 years and member of the Lakeway Police Department for 24 years. During his tenure with Lakeway P.D., he has been assigned as a Patrol Officer, Corporal, Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, and Lieutenant. He achieved the rank of Captain in 2009.

Captain Crowder has oversight of department personnel in Communications, Patrol and Investigations. In addition, he serves as Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Lakeway. Captain Crowder is a U.S. Air Force veteran; he holds a Master Peace Officer Certification and an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Austin Community College.

Captain Crowder served as the founding President of the Lakeway Police Officer’s Association. He is a Trilogy award recipient and FBI-LEEDA member as well as a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). He serves as the director of the Lakeway Citizen’s Police Academy and is the department liaison for Public Safety Day and National Night Out


As you explore our site, you will find many of the programs we offer, such as our Citizens Police Academy, Public Safety Day, National Night Out, and the Prescription Take Back Initiative. If you have any questions or comments please call the Lakeway Police Department at 512-261-2800.