A Guide to the UT Police Department Records, 2010
The University of Texas Police Department (UTPD) was founded in 1968 and currently employs more than 130 individuals. Accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, the mission of the UTPD is to serve and protect the University of Texas community and has the same responsibilities as most municipal police organizations.
On the morning of September 28, 2010, Colton Tooley, a UT sophomore, fired several shots on the University of Texas at Austin campus before committing suicide in the university library.
Sources: “About UTPD,” University of Texas at Austin. Police Department. http://www.utexas.edu/police/about/ (Accessed on November 11, 2010)
The UT Police Department Records, 2010, includes thank-you cards received by the UT Police Department in the wake of the September 28, 2010 gunman incident on the University of Texas at Austin campus.
This collection is open for research use.
UT Police Department Records, 2010, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection was processed by Evan Usler, November 2010.
Detailed Description of the Papers