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Darin Wilde Ascends To Lieutenant At UPD

By Deyanira Romo Rossell, Public Information Officer, Finance and Support Services

Chief James B. Dixon Promotes Darin Wilde

Interim Chief James B. Dixon Promotes Darin Wilde to Lieutenant.

Interim Police Chief James B. Dixon promoted Darin Wilde, a 13-year veteran of the University Police Department to lieutenant. Wilde is a Texas State alumnus with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice. He began his career as a reserve officer, with stints in patrol, community engagement, and investigations, serving as the administrative supervisor. Previous to his promotion, Wilde served as a sergeant in the Criminal Investigations Division for a year. He will continue in this role, now as an investigations lieutenant. Wilde holds a Master Peace Officer License and is a Texas Commission of Law Enforcement (TCOLE) instructor, Field Training Instructor, Firearms Instructor and has served on the Firearms Team since 2011.