UTRGV Police Department

UTRGV Police Department The UTRGV Police Department Core Values are Integrity, Service and Excellence.
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"Integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do." OUR COMMITMENT: "Integrity, Service and Excellence in partnership with our community"

Mission: "The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Police Department protects and serves the campus community of students, faculty, staff and visitors by providing professional law enforcement services and actively promoting community involvement through progressive community policing partnership strategies and a commitment to education."

Operating as usual

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09/03/2020

UTRGV Police Department's cover photo

What can you do??Please help #RGV #EndTheStreak this Labor Day weekend.  #StaySafe #UTRGV
09/03/2020

What can you do??
Please help #RGV #EndTheStreak this Labor Day weekend. #StaySafe #UTRGV

Information/Hotlines - Hurricane Hanna #UTRGV #RGV #StaySafe
07/28/2020

Information/Hotlines - Hurricane Hanna #UTRGV #RGV #StaySafe

07/25/2020

The National Weather Service has upgraded Tropical Storm Hanna to a Category 1 Hurricane with expected landfall later this afternoon or evening northern King Ranch area .

In addition to the Flash Flood Watch, we are also under a Tropical Storm Warning through Sunday morning.

Low-lying and poorly-draining areas may experience flooding. Driving may be difficult, and motorists are urged to find alternative routes if flooded roadways are encountered. Turn around, donโ€™t drown.

Non-essential personnel should avoid campus.

Please exercise due caution and monitor the National Weather Service or your local news and city announcements for further updates.

Please, stay safe #UTRGV #RGV

UTRGV Counseling Center and Amanda Quintanilla, Victim Services Specialist supporting MINORITY MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS M...
07/17/2020

UTRGV Counseling Center and Amanda Quintanilla, Victim Services Specialist supporting MINORITY MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH. #StaySafe #UTRGV

Our thoughts and prayers our with the McAllen PD and the families of the officers killed in the line of duty. ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ–ค
07/12/2020

Our thoughts and prayers our with the McAllen PD and the families of the officers killed in the line of duty. ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ–ค

Today we had a pinning of our new Lieutenant Esmeralda Guerra.  Congratulations Lt.  ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’™
07/09/2020

Today we had a pinning of our new Lieutenant Esmeralda Guerra. Congratulations Lt. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’™

June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Month Today- Various members of the ๐Ÿ’œ Hidalgo County Family Violence Task Force๐Ÿ’œ inc...
06/15/2020

June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Month

Today- Various members of the ๐Ÿ’œ Hidalgo County Family Violence Task Force๐Ÿ’œ including UTRGV PD, Victim Services, UTRGV Health Services, UTRGV OVAVP, area LEOs and Edinburg Fire Department participated in โ€œRaising Hopeโ€. This event consisted of a drive by parade for Assisted Living and Adult Day Cares in the City of Edinburg. ๐Ÿš“๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’™ ๐Ÿ’œ

05/15/2020

A big thank you to the staff and kids of the UTRGV Child Development Center we really appreciate this. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿš”๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ’™

Here are some special visitors dropping off energy rings to get us through the day #NationalPoliceWeek.  #Thankyou ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€...
05/15/2020

Here are some special visitors dropping off energy rings to get us through the day #NationalPoliceWeek. #Thankyou ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿš”๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‘

05/14/2020

Thank you to all the departments that put this together for us.๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿš”๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™€๏ธ We really appreciate thisโ€ฆ.. This was awesome!!!

#UTRGV did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month?  If you find yourself in need of assistance please reach ...
05/14/2020

#UTRGV did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month? If you find yourself in need of assistance please reach out for help!!!

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05/13/2020

UTRGV Police Department's cover photo

Our UTRGV PD Honor Guard gathered today in honor of National Police Week to pay tribute to the law enforcement officers ...
05/13/2020

Our UTRGV PD Honor Guard gathered today in honor of National Police Week to pay tribute to the law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Thank you to all the men and women who wear the uniform. #UTRGV #RGV #StaySafe

Today we had a brief pinning ceremony to officially appoint a new Assistant Chief of Police.  We look forward to working...
05/13/2020

Today we had a brief pinning ceremony to officially appoint a new Assistant Chief of Police. We look forward to working alongside Assistant Chief Van Slusser for many years to come. Please help us in congratulating him on his new appointment and we wish him and his family well. #UTRGV #RGV #StaySafe

Denim Day 2020 ๐Ÿ‘–#SexualAssaultAwarenessMonth #UTRGV #StaySafe
04/29/2020

Denim Day 2020 ๐Ÿ‘–#SexualAssaultAwarenessMonth #UTRGV #StaySafe

04/24/2020
UT Health RGV

Thank you UT Health RGV ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ

We received a very unexpected visit!

A drive by parade took place at our UT Health RGV COVID-19 drive thru site in Edinburg.

Thank you to everyone who was part of this, we truly appreciate your support and encouragement ๐Ÿงก

#RallyTheValley

Can anybody see the Game of Thrones reference?  By the way K9 Odin says hey!! #UTRGV #RGV #StaySafe ๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ
04/08/2020

Can anybody see the Game of Thrones reference? By the way K9 Odin says hey!! #UTRGV #RGV #StaySafe ๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ

๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ#StaySafe #UTRGV #RGV
04/03/2020

๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ#StaySafe #UTRGV #RGV

โ€ชWe spotted our K9s Suzy, Odin and Eyka taking a quick break from paw-trolling #UTRGV โœŒ๏ธโ€ฌ

RIGHT ON!!!!  Thank you to all of our medical community!!! ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ
03/31/2020

RIGHT ON!!!! Thank you to all of our medical community!!! ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ

We are so thankful for all of the doctors, nurses & health care professionals, particularly our extraordinary partners at UT Health RGV. Thank you for your commitment to helping others not just today, but every day. #NationalDoctorsDay #RallyTheValley #UTRGV

Hey Arnelle DLien Canales K9 Odin says thank you!!!!! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ
03/04/2020

Hey Arnelle DLien Canales K9 Odin says thank you!!!!! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ

UTRGV Police Department's cover photo
03/03/2020

UTRGV Police Department's cover photo

Itโ€™s somebodyโ€™s birthday ๐ŸŽ‚ today.... Can you guess who?? ๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ
03/02/2020

Itโ€™s somebodyโ€™s birthday ๐ŸŽ‚ today.... Can you guess who?? ๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ

โ€ชSome of our bike officers assisted Brownsville Independent School District PD with their Childrenโ€™s Charro Days Parade....
02/28/2020

โ€ชSome of our bike officers assisted Brownsville Independent School District PD with their Childrenโ€™s Charro Days Parade.....โ€ฌ

We had another successful International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA) class this week on our Harlingen campus...
02/14/2020

We had another successful International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA) class this week on our Harlingen campus. Thank you to the LEOs from South Padre Island PD, Alton PD, South Texas College PD, Edinburg PD and UTRGV PD that participated. Thank you to our instructors Officer Joe Hernandez and Sgt. Homar Bahena.

Community Engagement Officer, Roel Reyes recently had a presentation on Campus Safety and Spring Break Safety at the Eng...
02/14/2020

Community Engagement Officer, Roel Reyes recently had a presentation on Campus Safety and Spring Break Safety at the Engineering building. #BeSafe #UTRGV

Look whoโ€™s waiting on his Valentineโค๏ธ !!!!!  Any takers?  K9 Odin sends a big thank you to the student that brought him ...
02/14/2020

Look whoโ€™s waiting on his Valentineโค๏ธ !!!!! Any takers? K9 Odin sends a big thank you to the student that brought him the treats!!!! ๐Ÿ• ๐Ÿฆด๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ#RallyTheValley โšพ๏ธ ๐Ÿ€ #UTRGV

Amanda Quintanilla, Victim Services Specialist will again participate w/ Operation Safe Talk Hotline on 02/05/2020 (Teen...
02/03/2020

Amanda Quintanilla, Victim Services Specialist will again participate w/ Operation Safe Talk Hotline on 02/05/2020 (Teen Dating Violence Help Line-956-661-6000). #UTRGV #RGV #TeenDatingViolenceAwarenessMonth

Congratulations Sgt. David Pena on your completion of the Texas Sergeant Academy - Institute for Law Enforcement Adminis...
02/01/2020

Congratulations Sgt. David Pena on your completion of the Texas Sergeant Academy - Institute for Law Enforcement Administration. A big thanks to the host agency Harlingen Police Department. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธโœŒ๏ธ

Don't be Zack!! Look both ways before entering a crosswalk....Be Sonia๐Ÿ˜€
01/17/2020

Don't be Zack!! Look both ways before entering a crosswalk....Be Sonia๐Ÿ˜€

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01/16/2020

UTRGV Police Department's cover photo

Today some of our bike officers visited with the kids at the Hidalgo County Head Start Program at UTRGV.  They were issu...
01/16/2020

Today some of our bike officers visited with the kids at the Hidalgo County Head Start Program at UTRGV. They were issued Jr. UTRGV Police badges. Thank you to their staff for allowing us the opportunity to visit. ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿšฒ๐Ÿš”โค๏ธ

Girl Scout Troop 2065 recently visited our station in Brownsville and provided our officers with goodies.  Thank you !!!...
01/16/2020

Girl Scout Troop 2065 recently visited our station in Brownsville and provided our officers with goodies. Thank you !!!! We enjoyed our visit with you!!!!!

Our bike unit was out on our campuses today welcoming our students backโ€ฆ.. #BeSafe #UTRGV #Vaqueros   ๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘
01/13/2020

Our bike unit was out on our campuses today welcoming our students backโ€ฆ.. #BeSafe #UTRGV #Vaqueros ๐Ÿค โœŒ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘

Happy Holidays from Santaโ€™s helper K9 Odin!!!  #BeSafe #UTRGV
12/26/2019

Happy Holidays from Santaโ€™s helper K9 Odin!!! #BeSafe #UTRGV

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