The UTSA Police Department 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 United States Constitution.
The UTSA Police Department strives to ensure The University of Texas at San Antonio is the safest university in the State of Texas.
Gerald Lewis, Jr.
A 30-year law enforcement veteran, Chief Lewis serves UTSA as Associate Vice President for Public Safety and Chief of Police. He leads 52 sworn officers and 94 civilian employees in the Department of Public Safety. Chief Lewis earned his BA in Public Administration and Master of Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he also served as an adjunct faculty member. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute and a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE).
Latest News updated April 27, 2020