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Cpl. Palmer with wife and son at pinning ceremony.
Chief James B. Dixon Promotes Darin Wilde to Lieutenant

Son pins father's badge at promotion ceremony 

Interim Police Chief James B. Dixon promoted Tad Palmer, a 4-year veteran of UPD, to corporal at a ceremony in front of the headquarters on Sept. 2. Read more. 

Staff member, officer recognized for customer service

Staff Member and Officer in front of Department
Congratulations Nancy Arnwine, Administrative Assistant II, and Lt. Rodrigo Manzanares, Patrol Lieutenant

UPD officers exhibit quick action in water rescue

Corporal Flynn and Officer Palmer
Officer Tad Palmer and Cpl. Clark Flynn sprang to action administering life-saving measures to a 12-year-old girl who had gone underwater at Sewell Park Sunday, Aug. 8. UPD officers were the first on the scene and provided critical assistance until San Marcos Park Rangers, San Marcos Hays County EMS, and the San Marcos Fire Department arrived.

Registration is open for the fall student police academy

Student and Officer Certificate Ceremony
A student favorite, the academy includes two days in the classroom and a 4-hour ride-along.

Chat with the chief: Police & pizza

Students and Officer
The pizza was great and the conversation was even better at Chat with the Chief Sept. 22.

Safety tips for students

Chief of Police talking to students
UPD offers five important tips that all students can follow to stay safe on campus.
Officer Palmer Promoted to Corporal
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Sep 21, 2021 Read More about Officer Palmer Promoted to Corporal
Camaraderie at Coffee with the Cops
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Sep 15, 2021 Read More about Camaraderie at Coffee with the Cops
September is National Preparedness Month
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Sep 1, 2021 Read More about September is National Preparedness Month
UPD Sends Two Cadets to the Police Academy
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Aug 25, 2021 Read More about UPD Sends Two Cadets to the Police Academy
Staff Member, Officer Recognized for Customer Service
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Aug 16, 2021 Read More about Staff Member, Officer Recognized for Customer Service
Darin Wilde Ascends To Lieutenant At UPD
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Aug 20, 2021 Read More about Darin Wilde Ascends To Lieutenant At UPD
Interim Chief Takes the Helm at UPD
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Jul 8, 2021 Read More about Interim Chief Takes the Helm at UPD
UPD Officers Take Swift Action in Water Rescue
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Aug 10, 2021 Read More about UPD Officers Take Swift Action in Water Rescue
Bobcat Bobbies: On the Go for Finals Week
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · May 6, 2021 Read More about Bobcat Bobbies: On the Go for Finals Week
Next Virtual Community Forum: March 3
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Mar 3, 2021 Read More about Next Virtual Community Forum: March 3
UPD Unwavering in Support of UPD Community During Winter Storm
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Feb 24, 2021 Read More about UPD Unwavering in Support of UPD Community During Winter Storm
Registration Open for Virtual Spring UPD Student Police Academy
by Dey Romo Rossell, Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Feb 8, 2021 Read More about Registration Open for Virtual Spring UPD Student Police Academy
Next Virtual Community Forum: Feb. 3
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Jan 28, 2021 Read More about Next Virtual Community Forum: Feb. 3
UPD Launches Mental Health Community Liaison
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Jan 19, 2021 Read More about UPD Launches Mental Health Community Liaison
UPD Volunteers Receive First-responder Vaccines
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Jan 15, 2021 Read More about UPD Volunteers Receive First-responder Vaccines
UPD at TXST Achieves Certification on Use of Force and Safe Policing
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Dec 10, 2020 Read More about UPD at TXST Achieves Certification on Use of Force and Safe Policing
New Committee Focuses on Personal Safety Issues
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Dec 10, 2020 Read More about New Committee Focuses on Personal Safety Issues
Meet the New UPD Mental Health Officer at the December Forum
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Nov 11, 2020 Read More about Meet the New UPD Mental Health Officer at the December Forum
Student Police Academy Features Unique Ride-Along Experience
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Sep 10, 2020 Read More about Student Police Academy Features Unique Ride-Along Experience
Save the Date for 8 Didn't Wait at Texas State
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Sep 9, 2020 Read More about Save the Date for 8 Didn't Wait at Texas State
Sign Up Today for the Student Police Academy
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Sep 9, 2020 Read More about Sign Up Today for the Student Police Academy
September is National Preparedness Month
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Sep 2, 2020 Read More about September is National Preparedness Month
Fall 2020 UPD Welcome & Safety Message
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Aug 19, 2020 Read More about Fall 2020 UPD Welcome & Safety Message
Safety Tips for Students
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Aug 12, 2020 Read More about Safety Tips for Students
UPD Launches First Virtual Community Forum September 2
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Aug 3, 2020 Read More about UPD Launches First Virtual Community Forum September 2
Cite & Release — Cite & Divert
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Jul 24, 2020 Read More about Cite & Release — Cite & Divert
UPD Safety & Accountability Measures — 8 Didn't Wait at TXST
by Dey Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services · Jul 24, 2020 Read More about UPD Safety & Accountability Measures — 8 Didn't Wait at TXST