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Director of Police and Parking

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"The mission of the University Police Department is to provide a safe and secure learning, living, and working environment to the university community through the delivery of professional police service."

The Office of the Chief of Police
R. Matt Welch

R. Matt Welch

Chief of Police

Email: police@tarleton.edu

Phone: (254) 968-9002

  • Bachelor degree from Texas Christian University
  • Master of Criminal Justice degree, Tarleton State University
  • Graduate of the 118th Administrative Officers Course, Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville
  • Retired from the Ft. Worth Police Department