LGPOA Board of Directors

DETECTIVE MICHAEL CRUMRINE, PRESIDENT

Michael started with the Austin Police Department in 2001 and graduated from the 102nd Police Academy. Michael is currently assigned to the Homicide Unit and responsible for investigating all manner of death including homicides, suicides, accidental and natural deaths. Before being assigned to the Homicide Unit, he was assigned to the Sex Offender Apprehension and Registration Unit, (SOAR) and the adult Sex Crimes Unit where he investigated both felony and misdemeanor sexually related offenses involving adult victims. 

SENIOR Police OFFICER LAURA CORREA, VICE PRESIDENT

Laura currently working with the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT). The CIT Unit follows up on all Mental Health reports. Laura provides mental and behavioral health response training to APD cadets and commissioned Officers.
Laura loves being a part of the LGPOA and maintaining a friendly uniformed presence at community events.

 

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Senior POLICE OfficeR Greg Abbink, SECRETARY

Gregory graduated from the Austin Police Academy on June 18, 2004.  He was assigned to patrol in South Central Austin for the first five years of his career before working as a District Representative in Southeast Austin for a year.  Greg has been a Continuing Education Instructor at APD’s Training Academy since 2011.  He teaches such classes as Transgender Issues for Cadets and FTO’s, Police Emergency Driving, Driving Mindset, Basic Instructor School, Tactical Report Writing, Police Legitimacy, and CPR/AED/First Aid.

Sergeant Eric Cleveland, pARLIAMENTARIAN

Sergeant Eric Cleveland is a 12 year veteran of the Austin Police Department and has over 16 years of law enforcement experience, including service in south central Texas prior to APD.  He has worked as a patrol officer north of UT campus, west campus area, was a supervisor in the Downtown Area Command for 2 years, investigated residential and commercial burglary as a Detective for 2 years and immediately preceding his promotion to Sergeant, he worked as the Detective in street crimes in Charlie Sector, Henry Sector and Downtown for 3 years.  Sergeant Cleveland has served in his multiple capacities with APD as openly gay.  Sergeant Cleveland holds a Master Peace Officer’s License from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement as well as an Instructor Certificate.  In 2016, Sergeant Cleveland attended the 1ST world LGBT conference for criminal justice professionals in Amsterdam, Netherlands, where he received information on training, culture, and community involvement. 

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