The Austin Serial Bomber
Paul Chavez has served as a commissioned police officer with the Austin Police Department since 2004. Detective Chavez grew up in El Paso and moved to Austin to attend the University of Texas at Austin. After earning a Bachelor’s Degree, Detective Chavez began his career in law enforcement and worked as a field patrol officer in North-Central Austin for several years. Detective Chavez has worked for various units throughout his career, including the Metro Tactical Unit, the Tactical Intelligence Unit, and the United States Marshals Service “Lone Star Fugitive Task Force” prior to becoming a Homicide investigator in 2018.