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UPD Interim James B. Dixon

Thank you  for your interest in the Texas State University Police Department. We are a close-knit team with appreciation for the unique contributions of each one of our staff and officers. We believe that each of us can make a positive impact on the lives of TXST students, faculty, staff and visitors, and members of the larger community.

To underscore the importance of professional growth to the success of the individual and the team, we provide training, model community-oriented policing skills and engage wholeheartedly with the university campus and our surrounding community. To be a part of UPD at TXST is to be part of a university filled with creative and caring people who show appreciation for our department.

Explore this site as  you consider joining a team that supports one another and works hard every day to make a difference in the community. 

Matthew E. Carmichael, Director/Chief of Police 

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