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Thursday, June 20th, 2013

White House recognizes ALERRT

The Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Center at Texas State was recognized this week by Vice President Joe Biden as a primary source for national law enforcement training and response to active shooter events during a White House briefing.

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Montgomery police chief: Texas State’s ALERRT saved lives

SUBMITTED REPORT Montgomery, Ala., police say a law enforcement training program based at Texas State University saved lives and contributed to the swift resolution of a shooting incident at a postal facility there recently. Montgomery Police Chief...

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

'Discover Texas State' displays university's rapid rise

Texas State is rolling out the maroon and gold carpet for alumni and friends Saturday for Discover Texas State, an event highlighting the university's innovative programs and recent successes. Registration deadline for the event is Wednesday.