Austin police get 'cool-looking' badges


By Miguel Liscano
The Austin American-Statesman

AUSTIN, Texas For decades, Austin police have used badges that could have been picked out of a catalog and look just like those worn by other city officials such as parking and code enforcement officers.

But by early next year, police officers will get their own badges, the details of which were chosen over three years by a 21-member police equipment committee.

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