University Police Department


October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Patrol vehicles will have purple ribbons placed on the front to display the department’s support for Domestic Violence Awareness          


October 7 (Tuesday):  “National Night Out” @ 4pm - 7pm on the Target parking lot


October 9 (Thursday):  “Homecoming Parade” Line up @ 5:30pm, (Start time @ 6:30pm)

The parade will start at 19th Street and Sam Houston Avenue and will proceed north on Sam Houston Avenue to 12th Street.  The parade will turn right onto 12th Street towards University Avenue, and then right onto University Avenue.  The parade will conclude at University Avenue and 14th Street in Midway Plaza.  Roads along the parade route will be shut down once the parade starts, expect traffic delays.


October 11 (Saturday):  “Homecoming Football Game vs. McNeese” Tailgate @ 12:00pm, Game @ 3:00pm


October 27 (Monday):  “Red Ribbon Week,” C.O.R.E. officers will present at Huntsville High School


October 28 (Tuesday):  “President’s Office Annual Fall Festival” @5:30pm – 8:00pm on Gibb’s Ranch


October 30 (Thursday):  “Firefest”  on Intramural Field #3


October 31 (Friday):  “Halloween”


November 15 (Saturday):  “Saturday @ SAM” @8:00am – 5:00pm

            Officers will be conducting traffic control in the area around the Johnson Coliseum.  Expect delays.


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Contact Us

Physical Address:  

Charles W. Tackett Police Building

2424 Sam Houston Avenue

Box 2329

Huntsville, Texas 77341


Non-Emergency Phone:  (936)-294-1794 or 4-1794 On-Campus 
Emergency Phone Number: (936)-294-1000 or 4-1000 On-Campus
Fax: (936) 294-3417
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