MEET THE CHIEF
Todd Radford currently serves as Chief of Police for the City of Lakeway, Texas. He has a unique background in the field of law enforcement spanning over 30 years. He has active experience in state, county and municipal law enforcement, from the operations level to the chief executive’s office.
Todd has a unique instructional style and delivery which is a result of teaching a variety of topics for more than 25 years. He has taught courses for various federal agencies for over 18 years as well. Todd is currently an instructor for the FBI – Law Enforcement Executives Development Association. He speaks to police executives across the country, monthly, about current issues in policing. In addition Todd is a featured instructor at numerous other venues throughout the year.
As a police chief, Todd was the first Chief in Texas to implement the use of body cameras by his patrol force. He was the first to have his entire patrol force certified as mental health officers. He is the currently the only Chief in Texas to have a three tiered wellness program for all certified personnel, which includes fitness testing, medical/cardiac screenings and a yearly psychological review.
Todd is a graduate of the Senior Management Institute of Police (PERF) at Harvard University, Trilogy award recipient from FBI-LEEDA and from the International Associations Leading Police Organizations program (IACP). He holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration, a Master of Science degree in Strategic Leadership, and is completing a Doctorate in Executive Leadership from the University of Charleston in West Virginia.
Todd serves as a board member for the US Honor Network, Sigma Health, vice chairperson of the CAPCOG - law enforcement education committee and serves as the president of the Capitol Area Law Enforcement Executives Association.
Todd has lived in the Lakeway area since 2004. He and his wife Rita have been together for 31 years, they have two sons. Their oldest son Taylor is a United States Marine sniper and their youngest son Kelby, is a banker with a major bank in Austin.
Lakeway Police Foundation