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"Shots Fired!"...the last thing you'd expect to hear in a workplace or university. Unfortunately, this contemporary, violent event has become a reality in our workplaces and schools. Today, anyone can become a victim of workplace violence, but, despite common belief, injury or death does not have to be the inevitable outcome. The key to survival is a proper mindset and related awareness and tools enabling you to act with purpose.... to take control... You CAN survive!  More »

Active Shooting/Armed Subject

Campus shooting incidents are unpredictable. Your immediate response will depend upon the specific situation you face. Click on More to find more information about what you should do in the event a shooting situation erupts on campus.  More »

Employment Opportunities

The Texas Tech Police Department is currently accepting applications for employment. Click on More for additional information.  More »

A Message from the Chief

We appreciate you visiting the website for the Texas Tech Police Department.  Our website provides a variety of crime prevention and safety information.  In keeping with our community oriented philosophy, the Texas Tech Police Department works closely with the faculty, staff, and students on crime prevention and security programs.  We provide 24 hour law enforcement and security services for the Texas Tech University and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center locations.

Our goal is to provide a safe and secure environment to live, learn, and educate.  A safe and secure campus requires students, staff, faculty, and visitors to be vigilant and report all criminal and suspicious activities to the Texas Tech Police Department. 

We are located at 413 Flint Avenue, and our main number is 806 742-3931, please visit or call our office at any time to discuss any safety concerns or issues.


Kyle K. Bonath Chief of Police

Phone Numbers

  • Emergency: 911
  • Non-emergency: 806-742-3931

Crime Alerts

Contact Info

National Terrorism Advisory System

There are no active alerts


There has been an emergency reported at Texas Tech University. Please visit http://www.depts.ttu.edu/communications/emergency for more info.


Texas Tech Police Department