Patrol & Communications
24 Hours a Day
7 Days a Week
8:00am - 4:30pm M-F
Emergencies - Dial Ext: 4444
Services Provided by the UTHSCT Police Department
- Lost & Found
- Campus Citation Appeal Form
- Silent Witness Program
- Daily Crime Activity Log
- Vehicle Assists
- Safe-Walk Escorts
- ID Badges
- Parking Permits
- Special Patrols
- Locks & Unlocks
- Traffic and Parking Regulations
Mission Statement & Authority
Law Enforcement Authority
Under the authority of Article 51.203, Texas Education Code, UT Health Northeast at Tyler police are commissioned peace officers with primary jurisdiction over all counties wherein property is owned, leased, rented or otherwise under the control of the University of Texas. UT Health Northeast at Tyler police officers are armed and are most often in uniform establishing visibility in the campus community, and to act as a deterrent against crime. All reported criminal incidents occurring upon the UT Health Northeast campus are investigated by UT Health Northeast officers within a cooperative relationship maintained with local municipal police agencies, county sheriff’s departments, FBI and the Texas Department of Public Safety.
The mission of the UT Health Northeast Police Department is to provide a safe and secure campus for members of the university community, emergency services and needed community services while maintaining a well-trained and efficient work force.
- Minimize crime by encouraging community involvement in crime prevention efforts, providing proactive patrol coverage of the campus, responding quickly to reported incidents and offenses, conducting thorough investigations and maintaining a comprehensive crime prevention program.
- Provide emergency services and coordinate with the Safety Department to develop safety programs for the University, identify safety hazards and concerns and work with Safety and other departments to minimize any hazards found. The emergency service area includes timely response to medical problems and facilitating response by outside agencies, such as ambulance or fire units, as required.
- Provide building security and access control for university facilities so that a safe working and educational environment can be maintained for the patients, visitors and employees.
- Provide an effective enforcement program that will ensure compliance with university rules and regulations as well as state and federal law.
- Provide needed community services. These services include duties such as assisting stranded motorists, providing jump starts, unlocking vehicles, unlocking rooms and administrative offices, and providing escorts for patients, visitors and employees during hours of darkness.
- Provide adequate training to members of the department to insure they maintain a high level of proficiency to better serve the university community.