Ruben Cano, the police compliance officer, is responsible for providing background and sanctions checks on students, student applicants, resident students, visiting students, employees, prospective employees, temporary employees, visitors, vendors and contractors.
- Requests for new-hire, paid employees are free and must be submitted by the UT Health Science Center Human Resources Department.
- Charges will correlate with the fee schedule that is currently in effect.
Frequently asked questions
Can anyone obtain a copy of a security criminal records check for their own personal use?
No. It is a crime to issue copies of this type of record to any person not authorized to receive it, including the person who is the subject of the record. Government Code 411.085: Texas Statutes-Section 411.085 Unauthorized obtaining, use, or disclosure of criminal history record information: The subject of this record may obtain their original record directly from the Texas Department of Public Safety website.
How long does it take to obtain results of a security criminal records check?
Once the information is submitted to and received by the police compliance officer, it can take up to 24 hours to obtain results.
Who can request a security criminal records check?
The Office of Human Resources, the Office of Business Affairs, and other departments throughout campus sponsoring students on clinical rotations.
What is the fee for a security criminal records check?
There are two types of security criminal records checks: a basic criminal record and a sex offender registry check for the State of Texas, and a more detailed search, which includes criminal records and national sex offender registry checks from other states along with verifying a person’s Social Security number.
How can I contact the police compliance officer?