Topic: UTPD

Veteran APD Leader to Head UT Austin Police Department

May 7, 2013

Austin Police Department Assistant Chief David Carter accepted the position as chief of The University of Texas at Austin Police Department today.  Carter's appointment begins July 1, 2013 and follows an extensive nationwide search by the university.

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UTPD, FBI, and JTTF Investigate Student Kidnapping Scam

July 16, 2012

The University of Texas at Austin Police Department, along with agents from the FBI and Joint Terrorism Task Force, are investigating anonymous hoax phone calls being made to parents and grandparents of students, claiming their children have been kidnapped, injured, or need medical attention.

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Ready to get in the game

Dec. 13, 2011
High school students and their parents attended talks by undergraduates, faculty and administrators on college readiness at

Students with the Senate of College Councils, faculty and administrators helped ease high school students' anxiety about applying for college at a fall readiness workshop.

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University of Texas Police Department Releases Audio and Video from Sept. 28 Shooting

Oct. 13, 2010

In response to numerous Freedom of Information Act requests, the University of Texas Police Department (UTPD) will release copies of the following materials to media today (Oct. 13) from 3 to 5 p.m.:

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Medical Examiner Identifies UT Shooter as Student

Sept. 28, 2010

The Travis County Medical Examiner has identified Colton Tooley, 19, as the student who killed himself earlier today (Sept. 28) on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin.

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