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University Police

Trinity University Police Department provides 24-hour police and security coverage for the University community 365 days a year. The Department is responsible for services in the areas of parking, traffic control, crime prevention, investigations and law enforcement.

TUPD honor guard standing in front of Nothrup Hall

The department employs a staff of professionals who are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for the University community. All police officers employed by the University are fully certified Texas Peace Officers and have full arrest authority. They are licensed under Article 51.212 of the Texas Education Code. University police officers have completed state mandated police recruit training programs and have met employment standards. All officers are trained in First Aid, CPR, and AED as first responders.

The Trinity University Police Department has achieved Recognition status from the Texas Police Chief's Association. The Law Enforcement Recognition Program is a voluntary process where police agencies in Texas prove their compliance with 164 Texas Law Enforcement Best Practices. These Best Practices were carefully developed by Texas Law Enforcement professionals to assist agencies in the efficient and effective delivery of service, the reduction of risk and the protection of individual's rights. Our office is located at 538 Kings Court.

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