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Ride Along with UPD

UPD is excited to engage with Texas State University students, faculty and staff through our Ride-Along opportunities 

Engagement opportunities, especially those that feature a firsthand experience with UPD patrol officers at Texas State foster safety on campus. We look forward to sharing our time with you while answering questions as you experience the many facets of university policing at TXST. 

  • Each ride-along is two to six hours.
  • Welcoming patrol officers share expertise.
  • UPD Implements social distancing measures
  • Riders come away with a greater understanding of the role of UPD at TXST.
Student with Thumbs Up in UPD Vehicle

Ride-Along Rules

Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the rules for this initiative, so that the process from signing up to riding with a UPD officer will be as enjoyable as possible.

See What Students Are Saying

Many TXST Students have participated in the UPD Ride-Along program and give it a thumbs up.