West Lake Hills Police

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Here is some helpful information regarding COVID-19 and the response being taken by the West Lake Hills Police Department in conjunction with the Travis County Sheriff’s Office and the Travis County Department of Health and Human Services. We have also included some links to websites with helpful information.

Message from Chief Gerdes Regarding COVID-19
Letter from Sheriff Hernandez
COVID-19 JP Travis County Standing Order Updated 03.17.2020 Order No. 2
COVID-19 Travis County Judge Gathering Order revised 03-17-2020

Public Service announcement re: COVID-19 scams"
Scams related to COVID-19

Travis County coronavirus info:

CDC coronavirus info:

Texas Governor coronavirus info – including all waivers issued by the Governor:

City of Austin coronavirus info:

West Lake Hills Police - Join Our Team

Message from the Chief:

Thank you for visiting the West Lake Hills Police Department's website. I hope you will find the information on our website helpful, whether you are a current resident or a visitor to our City. We are committed to enhancing the quality of life by providing a safe environment for those who live in and visit the City of West Lake Hills.

We do this by maintaining a professional and progressive department and working with the community to improve public safety. I am honored to be able to work with the many outstanding employees of the West Lake Hills Police Department who are dedicated to serving the public each and every day.

Please take a moment to browse through our website and see the services that are available. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to call me at 512-327-1195, email me , or stop by the department for a visit. We look forward to working with you to keep our community safe.

Scott Gerdes, Chief of Police

Mission Statement

The mission of the West Lake Hills Police Department is to enhance the quality of life by providing a safe environment for those who live in and visit the City of West Lake Hills. We do this by enforcing the law and preserving the peace, while working cooperatively with the public to reduce crime.

Core Values

The West Lake Hills Police Department is a premier law enforcement agency committed to exceptional, innovative and equitable police service to our community. We do this by adopting and living the following core values:







We want to be the best Department we can and provide outstanding police service by doing the right things, for the right reasons, every interaction, every day.