Travis County is an innovative, vibrant community that preserves diverse cultural heritage and natural resources.

Mission Statement

Effectively, efficiently, and equitably provide justice, health and safety services to improve the quality of life for the people of Travis County.

Guiding Principles

  • Equity, fairness, and respect
  • Financial Sustainability
  • Operational excellence
  • Leaders in Innovation


  • Promote community resilience in daily living and in times of emergency
  • Promote the well-being of our residents through social, economic, and health and safety initiatives
  • Ensure the public safety and peaceful resolution of conflicts through the justice system and other public processes
  • Preserve and protect our environment and natural resources through responsible land stewardship
  • Empower the public through civic engagement and collaboration
  • Foster transportation mobility and accessibility