Greetings TSU Family & Community,
It is my distinct honor to introduce myself to the Texas Southern University (TSU) Community as the Chief of Police. I want to provide the community with the direction we are taking and organizational strategies we will be utilizing to take back TSU. For those individuals under the misconception that they can come on our campus, commit unfathomable acts, and believe they won’t be dealt with appropriately… is absolutely not the case! A new day is on the horizon for Texas Southern, and anyone who seeks to pose a threat to this community will not be welcome on our campus. We are busy taking the necessary steps to restore a learning and working environment of peace for our students, faculty, staff, and visiting constituents.
As a leader,
I believe that progress and innovation are keys to success. I appreciate and embrace relationships with the community and subscribe to community-based policing philosophies defined by the Community Oriented Policing Services (C.O.P.S.) Office, a division of the U.S. Department of Justice.
I have adopted organizational strategies that support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues. Specifically, it states that there are three key components needed for community policing to be effective and impactful: partnerships, organizational transformation, (and continuous) problem solving. With these organizational strategies, we will work in concert with the TSU community to build a safer environment for our students, faculty and staff to live, learn and work.
In conclusion, it is with gratitude and elation that I embrace the opportunity to serve as the Chief of Police and TSU Community partner. Please know that I speak with the support of the University Administration, TSU Police Department, Houston Police Department, and other area law enforcement partners when I say that we will take back TSU! We stand in solidarity with the TSU community and proclaim, “this is not a moment, it’s a movement!”
Your safety is our primary concern!