A UTMB police officer will come to your department and present a one hour training session on the following subjects:
The officers instructing this course have received certification from nationally renown organization in these areas.
The goal of the UTMB Police
Crime Prevention Unit is to reduce the incidence of crimes against
persons and property on the University of Texas Medical Branch Campus
through public education. The Crime Prevention Unit accomplishes its
mission by the dissemination of information through crime prevention
programs to students, faculty and staff.
Although the department
considers all of its officers crime prevention officers, the
department has one designated crime prevention specialist - Officer Curtis Dorsey.
We encourage all departments to take advantage of these services.
Safety Watch Program: The UTMB Police Department provides a Safety Watch program for employees, students and visitors.
During the hours of Dusk to Dawn, officers will either
walk with the individuals or provide a ride in a UTMB Police
Department vehicle to any building on campus or to the individual's
vehicle if it is Parked in one of the UTMB parking garage.
Safety Watches may be requested by either telephoning UTMB Police Dispatch at (409)772-2691 or asking an officer.
Depending upon the emergency and
non-emergency services being provided by the UTMB Police Department at
the time of the call, a Safety Watch is usually provided within
A Crime Prevention Specialist will conduct a comprehensive security
survey or audit of your area or department. The specialist will
prepare a written report with recommendations regarding security
improvements to exterior lighting, alarms, doors, locks and other
Crime Prevention Publicity:
The UTMB Police will disseminate information via flyers and the UTMB
Police’s website regarding criminal activity that posses an immediate
threat to the population on or near the campus
Electronic Alarm Systems:
A sophisticated, computer-based, electronic monitoring system
monitors a comprehensive network of intrusion detection and duress
Technical and crime prevention specialists of the UTMB Police
Department have significant input into the design of the physical and
electronic security systems of all new and renovated campus
Crime Prevention Tips: Additional Tips