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Background Checks

UTPD’s Police Compliance Officer is responsible for providing background and sanctions checks on students, student applicants, resident students, visiting students, employees, prospective employees, temporary employees, visitors, vendors and contractors.  Requests for new-hire, paid employees are free and must be submitted by the UT Health San Antonio Human Resources Department. A $15.00 fee applies to all other requests.

Frequently asked questions

Can anyone obtain a copy of a security criminal records check for their own personal use?

No. It is a crime to issue copies of this type of record to any person not authorized to receive it, including the person who is the subject of the record. Government Code 411.085: Texas Statutes-Section 411.085 Unauthorized obtaining, use, or disclosure of criminal history record information: The subject of this record may obtain their original record directly from the Texas Department of Public Safety website.

How long does it take to obtain results of a security criminal records check?

Once the information is submitted to and received by the police compliance officer, it can take up to 24 hours to obtain results.

Who can request a security criminal records check?

The Office of Human Resources, the Office of Business Affairs, and other departments throughout campus sponsoring students can request criminal records checks.

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Police Compliance Coordinator