Brian Manley

Brian Manley


30+ Years in Law Enforcement, Retired Chief of Police, Austin, TX 

Brian Manley served in the Austin, Texas Police Department for 30 years, with his last four as Chief of Police. Manley worked in many areas of the Department and led over 1,900 sworn law enforcement officers. In 2019, Chief Manley was recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the 50 “World’s Greatest Leaders.” 

Manley earned a BBA from the University of Texas and, an MS in Organizational Leadership and Ethics from St. Edward’s University, He is also a graduate of the Major Cities Chiefs Association Police Executive Leadership Institute and taught as an adjunct professor at St. Edward’s University Criminal Justice program. He has presented at CALEA and is a published contributor in the FBINAA: The Associate magazine and the Police1 newsletter.  

Brian also produces a monthly podcast, Officer Wellness with Brian Manley, to continue his mission of serving and protecting officers. Listen here!