The UIW Police Department is committed to the University Mission Statement that was derived from the history of its founders, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. The University is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization and the common good.
The UIW Police Department is a multi-service organization. The essence of the Police Mission is to provide effective support, public assistance at every opportunity and a safe environment through safety awareness and law enforcement. The UIW Police Department shall respond to the changing needs and expectations of the campus community with an emphasis on sensitivity and understanding while providing service to the university.
This commitment will be achieved through community confidence and involvement, organizational effectiveness and accountability, and individual dedication and commitment.
The UIW Police Department's pledge is to recruit and train quality personnel who will become dedicated public servants, sensitive to the needs of the university community. The members of this department make up its most valuable resource and encourage an atmosphere conducive to developing all members to their fullest potential while maximizing their contribution to the university.
The University of the Incarnate Word Police Department is a recognized by the State of Texas as police agency. The Chief of Police, Robert Chavez, oversees a staff combined of both sworn and non-sworn personnel. Police officers are on duty twenty four hours a day 365 days a year, to insure the safety of the University community, enforce the laws of Texas and the regulations of the University.
Department's Location, Office Hours and Contact Information
The Police Department's main office is located in the lobby of Clement Hall.
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Closed on all University and Federal Holidays
Address: CPO # 21 4301 Broadway San Antonio, TX 78209
Phone Numbers: Main Line: (210) 829-6030
Fax: (210) 283-5058