Ruiz Building - 5555 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78751 (Map)

(512) 854-9759 | [email protected] 


Highlights & Achievements:

  • Graduate of FBI National Academy (Session #248)
  • Graduate of West Point Leadership Program
  • FBI LEEDA Trilogy Award Recipient
  • TCOLE Master Peace Officer and Instructor
  • Detective of the Year
  • Narcotics Officer of the Year
  • Deputy of the Year
  • Meritorious Conduct Bar

William Poole joined the Travis County Sheriff's Office (TCSO) in 1993, after serving four years in the United States Marine Corps. He started as a corrections officer and in 1995; he transferred to the Law Enforcement Bureau. As a Deputy and Detective he worked in multiple assignments, to include Patrol, Narcotics and Major Crimes.

In 2007, he promoted to the rank of Sergeant and was assigned to the patrol division and later moved to the Administration and Support Bureau to our Training Academy. In 2010, William was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and remained over our Training Academy, serving as the Director of Training. He was later transferred to the Law Enforcement Bureau Central Command and supervised the following units; Major Crimes, Child Abuse, Family Violence, Financial Crimes, Crisis Intervention Team, Sex Offender Registration and Computer Forensics.

In 2014, William was promoted to the rank of Captain, over the Law Enforcement Bureau’s East Command. In July of 2015 he will assume the position of Major, over the Law Enforcement Bureau. In William’s twenty-one years of service he has received multiples agency awards and community acknowledgements for exemplary service. He has always been driven to support and volunteer for initiatives or projects that help elevate the service our agency provides our community. William and his wife consider their children their greatest accomplishment.

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