MD Anderson Cancer Center Inspector, Threat & Criminal Investigations in Houston, Texas

Inspector, Threat & Criminal Investigations

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Law Enforcement/Security at

Police Department 710409

Requisition #: 113267

The University of Texas Police at Houston (UTP-H) is staffed with a dedicated team of sworn and civilian professionals that serve, protect and preserve the “daily campus life” at the No. 1 cancer center in the nation, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (US News & World Report), and the prestigious University of Texas Health Sciences Center. Both institutions are part of the world’s largest medical complex, the Texas Medical Center, located in the heart of the nation’s energy capital, Houston, Texas. UTP-H is responsible for law enforcement, security and personal safety services. Accredited since 1994, it has most recently received meritorious accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA®).

The UTP-H is currently accepting applications for a commissioned position of The primary function of the Inspector, Administrative, Threat andCriminal Investigations is to oversee institutional criminal investigations, threat management investigations, and public integrity investigations within the authority of the Chief of Police or as deemed necessary by institution leadership. This individual impacts the law enforcement and security efforts of The University of Texas Police at Houston and institution risk and threat mitigation.

Key Functions

  1. Provides leadership to and management ofassigned personnel through clear direction, communications, developmentopportunities, and ongoing feedback. Manages the daily operations of criminaland non-criminal investigations. May manage staff, including the selectionprocess, coordination of work, performance and development.

  2. Functions as the managing investigator onall major investigative matters and comprehensive investigations. Coordinatesinvestigations in cooperation with Federal, State, County and local agencies.

  3. Manages andadministers high risk institutional compliance and complex investigations.

  4. Conducts auditsof criminal and/or non-criminal cases and is responsible for case management.

  5. Coordinatesstrategic and tactical plans and operations with Operations Bureau Commandersto address crime trends and criminal activities accordingly.

  6. Provides crimescene expertise and oversees crime scene searches accordingly.


Required: Bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Management, Police Science, or Business Administration.


Required: Seven years of experience as a commissioned peace officer functioning as an investigator, detective, or intelligence officer at an agency/department of 75 or more commissioned police officers, to include three years of supervisory experience.

Additional years of experience as an investigator, detective, or intelligence officer may be substituted for the required education on a one-to-one basis.


All of the following are required:

  • Eligible to be a commissioned/licensed peace officer for the State of Texas.

  • Valid Class C Texas driver's license.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.