The vision of The University of Texas at Arlington
Police Department is to develop a positive, respectful
environment with effective communication by em-
powering employees, seeking innovation, and estab-
lishing effective partnerships with the community we
serve to minimize safety and security concerns.
The mission of the University of Texas at Arlington
Police Department is to support the goals of the
University by working cooperatively with the commu-
nity to provide superior quality law enforcement,
security, and related services.
The Core Values of the UTA Police Department are:
Superior Quality Service
The Importance of People as individuals and as
a Vital Part of the Department
The University of Texas at Arlington Our Mission...
700 S. Davis St. ...Our Department
Arlington, TX 76019
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We are Involved.
The UTA Police Department is increasingly an integral
component of the UTA Campus Community. Members
of the department take part in the Student Leadership
Retreat and members often participate at campus
events such as: Mud Volleyball, Balloon Bash, and the
We are Professional. Members of the UTA Police Department provide Crime
The UTA Police Department continually strives for Prevention Presentations to a large spectrum of the
excellence. In pursuit of excellence, the UTA Po- campus community. Other Crime Prevention Services
lice Department is a nationally accredited through include the Campus Watch Program, Night Walk, Mav
the Commission for the Accreditation of Law En- Escort Service, and the Rape Aggression Defense Pro-
forcement Agencies (CALEA). The Law Enforce- gram.
ment Accreditation Process ensures that the UTA
Police Department attains and maintains the high The Campus Community provides a perfect opportunity We have Benefits.
standards that a professional Law Enforcement to make a difference and the UTA Police Department is The UTA Police Department provides a competi-
Agency should adhere to. an integral part of that equation. tive benefits package, including:
The focus on professionalism begins with training Comprehensive Insurance Programs, includ-
We are Diverse.
and the UTA Police Department benefits from ing medical, dental, vision, life, accidental
The UTA Police Department is composed of diverse
modern training programs, knowledgeable and death, disability and long term care, are of-
individuals that work together to serve the community.
professional training officers, and partnerships fered to benefits eligible employees.
What makes the UTA Police Department unique is the
with other agencies such as the Arlington Police diverse backgrounds, skills, and experience that are This school year there are 13 paid holidays.
Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation and represented amongst all of our employees.
the Drug Enforcement Administration. Full time employees earn 12 days of vacation
per year. This accrual increases with length of
UTA Police Officers, as members of the University employment.
of Texas System Police, attend the UT System
Police Academy in Austin, TX. The twenty three Employees and their dependents are eligible
week program exceeds the state mandated basic for half-price undergraduate tuition after one
peace officer training curriculum and begins the year of service.
focus on professionalism and excellence. Upon Most benefits eligible employees are mem-
graduation from the Academy, UTA Police Offi-
bers of the Teacher Retirement System of
cers progress through a fifteen week comprehen-
Texas (TRS). The employee contributes 6.4%
sive Field Training Program that focuses on Prob-
of gross earnings and earns 5% interest per
lem Solving and Community Policing.
year on the average year's balance. The Uni-
versity contributes 6.0%.
UTA Police Department Communications Opera-
tors and Public Safety Officers progress through Police Officer Salaries
comprehensive classroom and field training pro-
grams specifically suited for the job duties of each Police Cadet $34,000.00
position. Academy Graduate $35,000.00
Field Training $36,000.00
We have Career Opportunities.
The UTA Police Department offers many career oppor- Police Officer I $38,500.00
tunities, including Police Officer, Dispatcher, Public Police Officer II $41,000.00
Safety Officer, Locksmith, Administrative and Clerical
positions. The UTA Police Department is always look- Police Officer III $45,000.00
ing for qualified and motivated individuals to become a
vital part of the UTA Police Department family.
A Nationally Accredited
Apply online at www.uta.edu/uta/employ Law Enforcement Agency