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Texas State University

University Police Department


UPD serves an integral role in campus life as the university's principal provider of safety and security for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors. We are dedicated partners in maintaining Texas State University's legacy as a healthy and enriched educational environment.
Texas State Call Box

UPD is Available 24/7

Phone: 512.245.2805

Emergency: 911

Be Safe Bobcats

Become familiar and have at the ready, these important safety tools.
Emergency Call Boxes
Officer Ortiz Smiling with Notepad

Begin Your Career at TXST!

TXST UPD, made up of dedicated professionals, offers opportunities in criminal investigations, crime prevention and command staffing.


We're excited to see our students back on campus and we invite you to join us for one of the many UPD engagement opportunities. 

Officer Sue on Bike Patrol During Unity March


From new UPD initiatives, to safety courses for students, find out what's happening at your Bobcat Community police department.

Department Structure

Internal and external relationships come together to fulfill the mission of UPD.

Officers with equipment
Police Officer and Guard Walking