Trainer, Peer Support Advocate
Donny Petraitis is an officer with the Austin Texas Police Department, where he is currently assigned to Highway Enforcement. Prior to being assigned to Highway Enforcement, Donny spent time on Austin PD’s Counter Assault Strike Team Cadre and 3.5 years on the SWAT team, where he was an instructor in numerous disciplines. Donny has earned his TCOLE Master Peace Officer’s License, is a graduate of the Austin PD’s Leadership Academy, and has been awarded: two Life Saving Awards, Officer of the Month, Employee Excellence, as well as several other commendations. He was previously employed with the Coral Gables Florida Police Department for 3.5 years. Donny has an associate’s degree in criminal justice and resides in Austin with his wife and son.