Our Highway Enforcement and Accident Team (HEAT) enforces Texas' traffic laws. We investigate crashes that occur within the highways and roadways of Travis County. The primary purpose of the HEAT Unit is to reduce traffic and fatality collisions, and to facilitate the safe and efficient movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic throughout Travis County with primary attention to the unincorporated areas of the county.

The HEAT Unit works closely with the Texas Department of Public Safety and other agencies within Travis County by assisting them which reconstructions of serious bodily injury collisions and fatal collisions.

If your situation is not an emergency but requires an immediate response from our Patrol Division, please call the TCSO non-emergency dispatch line at 512-974-0845, Option 3. If you have an emergency, please dial 911.


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