ABOUT THE UT POLICE

Mission Statement

The mission of The University Police Department is to support The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in its mission of training of Health Care Specialists by:

  • Ensuring that faculty, staff, and students enjoy a safe place to teach, work and study.
  • Protecting state and personal property within our jurisdiction.
  • Assisting and directing the many visitors and patients to the campus.
  • Presenting structured programs to faculty, staff and students which identifies their role in Crime Prevention.
  • Ensuring cost effective use of available resources in pursuit of its mission.

 

OVERALL, THIS DEPARTMENT EXISTS FOR THE:

  • Prevention of criminal activity;
  • Detection of criminal activity;
  • Apprehension of criminal offenders;
  • Protection of Constitutional guarantees;
  • Control of traffic; and,
  • Creation and maintenance of a feeling of security on the campus.