UPD Employment :: Welcome

Join Our Team

Any individual interested in employment opportunities with UPD must apply with the Human Resource Department at A&M-Commerce. Each applicant must pass a stringent interview process, a strict background check and must possess the highest ethical qualities.

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UPD Employment :: Expectations

What We Expect

Humanity

We respect life and liberty. We are sensitive and inclusive, treating everyone with dignity and compassion.

Integrity

The principles of justice guide us. We employ the highest ethical standard. We demand accountability, consistency, fairness and honesty in the performance of our duties.

Professionalism

We take pride in our department. We are committed to excellence in our profession and we maintain the highest standard of education in our field.

Courage

We maintain a mental and moral strength to resist opposition and fairness of mind. We always stand by our fellow officers in the face of danger or extreme difficulty.

Education

High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience

Must currently hold a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) license. All system university police will be required to meet minimum licensing standard requirements as required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) § 217.1. and one of the following:

  • College Credit
    Minimum of twelve hours of college credit from an accredited college or university (must provide documentation of college credit with an official transcript).

OR

  • Military Service
    Minimum of one year of active duty in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. No equivalency will be granted unless the candidate was honorably discharged and has a DD Form 214 to document service and type of discharge. If the candidate is currently serving in the Reserves or Guard and a DD Form 214 is not available, appropriate documentation from the candidate’s unit verifying active duty service will suffice.
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UPD Employment :: Offerings

What we Offer

Benefits

  • Insurance benefits for employee and family
  • TRS Retirement
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Employee and Spouse Scholarship Program
  • Hazardous Duty

Pay Steps

Years
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Patrol Officer48,000.0049,920.0051,916.8053,993.4756,153.2158,399.3460,735.31
Patrol Sergeant61,585.6164,049.0366,610.9969,275.4372,046.4574,928.31
Dispatcher33,000.0034,320.0035,692.8037,120.5138,605.3340,149.5541,755.5343,425.75
Dispatcher Super45,162.7846,969.2948,848.0650,801.9852,834.0654,947.4357,145.32
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University Police Department :: Contact Us

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Comment or Compliment

The following contact has been established for any compliments, thanks or feedback you may have for an individual police department employee or the department in general.

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