Frequently Asked Questions
How do I report a crime?
Report a crime, directly to a police officer, by dialing 9-1-1.
Where is the Tarleton Police Department office located?
Police and Transportation Services is located on the corner of Frey Street and Harbin Drive.
What are the hours of operation?
Officers patrol the Tarleton Community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The office is open for visitors between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm (closed for lunch 12pm-1pm), Monday through Friday, when the university is open.
What is the Daily Crime Report?
The Daily Crime Report is available for viewing at the Tarleton Police Department on the corner of Frey Street and Harbin Drive. It provides the following information:
- What was reported
- Associated Case Number
- When it was reported
- When it occurred
- Where it occurred
- The result
What is a Campus Security Authority (CSA)?
A Campus Security Authority (CSA) is a Clery-specific term that encompasses the following groups of individuals and organizations associated with an institution whose functions involve relationships with students: security and law enforcement officers, special events security staff, deans (or other senior student administrative personnel), coaches, residence hall staff, physicians or nurses in a campus health center, overseers and advisors to student clubs and organizations, and staff involved in student discipline and campus judicial proceedings.
As a CSA if someone tells you about a crime or an incident that may be a crime, and you have little or no reason to doubt the validity of the information, you must record the information on a Crime Statistic Report Form and submit the report to the Tarleton Police Department in a timely manner.
How was the UPD Patch designed?
The current patch was designed by two students; Jenna Murray and Pecas McCool. The patch incorporates the Tarleton Mascot, the Texan Rider, and was implemented in April 2008. The Tarleton State University Police Department receives numerous requests from collectors for a Tarleton State University Police Department patch. It is the policy of the Tarleton State University Police Department that requests are not accepted.