The University of the Incarnate Word houses a professional Police Department staffed by the Director of University Police, 19 Police Officers, one Administrative Assistant, 2 part time Ticket Writers, and 6 work-studies. The Police Officers are sworn peace officers, licensed by the State of Texas. The police force operates 24 hours a day 365 days a year, to insure the safety of the University community, enforce the laws of Texas and the regulations of the University.
The mission and duties of the UIW police Department are the same as any other municipal police department, which include evaluating and teaching the community about safety, routine patrol, traffic control, criminal investigations and responding to emergencies. In addition the officers are responsible for securing buildings and properties, enforcing the Alcoholic Beverage Code and the Health and Safety Code (Controlled Substances and Drugs).
As sworn Texas Peace Officers, UIW officers work closely with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, San Antonio Police Department and other Law Enforcement Agencies regarding crime on campus. Currently, there is a sworn staff of nineteen police officers who serve the UIW community under the command of the Director of the UIW Police Department.
Click Here, to see a list of the UIW Offices and their phone numbers.
Click Here, to see a list of the Emergency Call Devices on campus.