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Frequently Asked Questions

Are UISD Police Officers real police?
Yes, All UISD Police Officers are commissioned peace officers licensed by the State of Texas. They have full arrest powers and authority.

Can UISD Police Officers make arrests off campus?
Yes, UISD Police Officers can arrest offenders of the law both on and off campus.

Can a UISD Police Officer issue me a traffic ticket?
Yes, UISD Police Officers are authorized to issue traffic citations. We have officers that monitor traffic violations.

What court do I go to if I get a ticket from a UISD Police Officer?
If you receive a ticket from a UISD Police Officer, you will be required to appear in the appropriate Justice of the Peace Court.

What happens if I don’t pay my ticket?
If you do not appear in court or pay for fine, a warrant for your arrest may be issued by the court.

How do I report an incident to the UISD Police Department?
To report an incident occurring on school property or involving students, call the UISD Police Department Dispatcher at (956) 473-6361, 24 hours Monday thru Friday. On call Police Officer after normal hours (5:00 pm – 7:00 am) Monday thru Friday and weekends (Saturday & Sunday) 24 hrs a day, Cell# (956) 285-9037. Be prepared to give as much of the following information as possible!

  • What happened?
  • Where did it happen?
  • Did any injuries occur?
  • Were any weapons involved?
  • A description of the suspects.
  • A description of any vehicles involved.

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