Director's Update

ADVANCE PARTICIPANTS

On January 31, 2013, Director Heidingsfield announced the establishment of the UT System Police Advanced Development and Career Excellence Program (ADVANCE). Officers who have completed this program are listed below:

Jay Tillerson

Captain

Arlington

February 2013

Mike McCord

Captain

Arlington

March 2013

Marcus Lewis

Captain

Southwestern Medical Center Dallas

April 2013

Allison Valles

Sergeant

El Paso

May 2013

Laura Davis

Sergeant

Austin

June 2013

Stephanie Padula

Lieutenant

San Antonio

August 2013

Raymond Cooper

Lieutenant

Galveston

April/May 2014

Anthony Curry

Lieutenant

Galveston

May 2014

Octavio Aguirre

Lieutenant

Arlington

July 2014

 

 

 

SRRT Surgeons

ODOP is happy to introduce surgeons Dr. Alex Eastman and Dr. Jeff Metzger from The University of Texas Southwest Medical Center as the newest members of the System Rapid Response Team.

 

 

Congratulations to the newest officers of the University of Texas System Police who graduated and were commissioned on December 16, 2011!

92nd Basic Police Academy class

 

Dava Beth Barnhart

U. T. Austin

Henry A. Bebon III

U. T. Brownsville

Jacob D. Bush

U. T. Arlington

Kevin J. Carollo

U. T. Austin

Gilbert D. DeLaCruz

San Marcos P.D.

Alicia D. Dockens

U. T. HSC Tyler

Erick Dominguez

U. T. Brownsville

John C. Gonzalez

U. T. Galveston

Jeffrey R. Jones

U. T. HSC Tyler

James L. Lee Jr.

U. T. San Antonio

Patrick G. Lopez Jr.

U. T. San Antonio

Hector R. Luevano Jr.

U. T. Austin

Miranda S. McGee

U. T. Austin

Adrian A. Passdar-Shirazi

U. T. Austin

Jonathan D. Pfaff

U. T. San Antonio

Eric M. Stedman

U. T. Arlington

 

 

 

Congratulations to Captain Don E. Verett from the UT Austin Police Department, who graduates from the 247th FBI National Academy the week of December 5, 2011!

FBI National Academy 247

 

On September 7, 2011, Director Heidingsfield presented a too-long-delayed Life Saving Award to Assistant Director Mike Tacker at the UT System Police Academy.

Life Saving Award

Mike Tacker

 

 

Congratulations to the participants in the 2011 Chancellor's Trophy Pistol Match!

  • 1st Place Team - UTMB Galveston - Sgt. David DeOre and Officer Steven Gehret
  • 2nd Place Team - UT Houston - Sgt. Scott Barnwell and Officer Chad Wiland
  • 3rd Place Team - UT Austin - Sgt. Chris Bonnet and Officer Corey Harris

Also congratulations to:

 

  • 1st Individual - Officer Steven Gehret - UTMB Galveston
  • 2nd Individual - Sgt. David DeOre - UTMB Galveston
  • 3rd Individual - Sgt. Scott Barnwell - UT Houston

Photos and other information are available in a PowerPoint presentation link below.

2011 Chancellor's Trophy Pistol Match

 

Congratulations to the staff and instructors of the UT System Police Academy for achieving a 100% passing average on the TCLEOSE licensing exam!  Every cadet who has taken the exam for the last three years passed it, which is an extraordinary achievement in law enforcement education. Police Academy staff: Inspector Dan Raff, Academy Coordinator; Inspector Glen Koen, Assistant Academy Coordinator and Inspector David Ferrero. Graduating cadets of the 91st Police Academy are: Javier Barrera, UT Houston PD; Jorge Cuellar, UT Permian Basin PD; Ruth Jasso, UT Austin PD; David Justice, UT Houston PD; Veronica Rangel, UT San Antonio PD; Adam Snowden, UT Houston PD and Adan Zavala, UT Austin PD.

91stAcademyClass

 

Tacker FBI

Congratulations to Assistant Director Mike Tacker on his graduation from the FBI's National Academy!

 

 

 

UT System FBI National Academy Graduates

Puente FBINA

 

The FBI National Academy, in operation since 1935, is a by invitation only, 10 week professional course of study with participants from the U.S. and International partner nations.

Name

Rank

Station 

Session # 

Jason Bailey

Lieutenant

UT Southwestern Medical Center

255

Amber Calvert

Lieutenant

UT Austin

254

Richard Wilson

Lieutenant

UT HSC San Antonio

251

Ronald Davidson

Asst. Chief

UT Pan American

248

Don Verett

Captain

UT Austin

247

Mike Tacker

Asst. Chief

UT HSC San Antonio

245

Howard Dabney

Lieutenant

UT HSC Houston / MD Anderson

244

James McCord

Captain 

UT Arlington 

240

Stephanie Padula

Lieutenant

UT San Antonio

238

Alfredo Cooke

Captain

UT HSC San Antonio 

238

David Grijalva

Sergeant 

UT El Paso 

236

Micki Lintz

Lieutenant 

UT El Paso 

235

Roger Stearns 

Chief 

UT Pan American

235

Garry Noegel

Lieutenant

UT Pan American

234

Daniel Kiley

Captain

UT San Antonio

234

Terry McMahan

Asst. Chief 

UT Austin

232

Jay Tillerson

Captain 

UT Arlington 

228

Michael Hanna

Lieutenant

UT El Paso 

228

Tom Hain

Chief 

UT Permian Basin

224

Tracy Weems

Officer

UT Austin

213

Gregory Pollock

Officer

UT SW Med - Dallas

213

Jeffrey McGregor

Asst. Chief

UT HSC Houston / MD Anderson

213

Ruben Puente

Asst. Director

UT System ODOP

210

Ray Rodriguez

Asst. Chief 

UT El Paso 

199

Julie Gillespie

Captain

UT Austin

194

Bobby Harper

Inspector

UT System ODOP

190

Tom Bickers

Chief

UT SW Med - Dallas 

185

Larry Zacharias

Chief

UT Dallas 

172

James Carter

Sergeant

UT San Antonio

171

Scott Luke

Detective

UT Pan American

170

Daniel Pena

Asst. Chief

UT San Antonio

165

Edward Cavazos

Civilian Director

UT HSC Houston / MD Anderson

146

Robert Hayes 

Chief 

UT Arlington 

137

 

 

 

 

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