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Intro - UPDThe UST Police Department is a 24/7/365 operation.


With a staff of fully-licensed and trained officers committed to integrity, determination and respect, the department provides a safe and secure campus environment through:

  • Professional law enforcement service
  • Emergency management
  • Crime prevention and awareness programs
Chief H.E. Jenkins, Chief of Police, University of St. Thomas

We are committed to the safety and security of all UST students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Chief H.E. Jenkins Chief of Police, University of St. Thomas

Aerial photo of student life mall at University of St. Thomas in Houston, TexasUST has set up a complete website with tips and resources related to:

  • Personal safety / crime prevention
  • Building safety
  • Prevention of infectious disease
  • Emergency communication

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Guidelines to follow during an emergency situation are also included on The University of St. Thomas app, available to students, faculty and staff in the iPhone App store or Android app store.

The University of St. Thomas publishes specified information on campus crime statistics and security policies, available to current and prospective students and employees, in compliance with the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 U.S.C. 1092(f)).

A paper copy of this document is available upon request by contacting UST Campus Security at police@StThom.edu

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The University of St. Thomas posts a daily log of crime and/or fire-related activities. This information is also provided for the previous 2 months.