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Mission, Vision & Guiding Principles


The UTSA Department of Public Safety strives to ensure UTSA is the safest university in Texas.


The UTSA Department of Public Safety provides professional law enforcement services, ensuring the safety of all persons within the UTSA community, while protecting the resources of the university. We perform our duties in a fair and equitable manner, in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas and the U.S. Constitution.

Guiding Principles

The H.E.A.R.T. principles guide our department in what we do and how we interact with the Roadrunner community every single day.

  • HONOR: Our commitment to being fair, truthful and ethical at all times.
  • EXCELLENCE: Our commitment to providing the highest quality service in everything we do.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY: Our commitment to take responsibility for all our actions.
  • RESPECT: Our commitment to value others and to treat them equally regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender and beliefs.
  • TEAMWORK: Our commitment to work hand in hand with the entire university with a spirit of innovation and cooperation.