About the Chief

Thomas E. Bickers, Jr.

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Chief Thomas E. Bickers, Jr.

Thomas E. Bickers, Jr., serves as Chief of Police for UT Southwestern Medical Center. Supervising a 150-person police department, Chief Bickers develops and implements safety and law enforcement solutions for both the hospital campus and the academic community. He also serves as an advisor to the University regarding security and VIP programs, bomb threat action plans, and law enforcement staffing. Prior to becoming Chief of Police in 2005, Chief Bickers served as Assistant Chief of Police at UT Southwestern, Rice University, and with the Bexar County Hospital District. He also served as Chief of Police for Southwestern University in Georgetown.