UT System Awards, 2020
Medal of Valor
The Medal of Valor may be awarded to a member of the U.T. System Police who distinguishes himself or herself by extraordinary heroism involving an encounter with a hostile aggressor or a deadly threat.
Certificate of Merit
The Certificate of Merit medal is awarded to a member of the UT System Police for outstanding achievement or meritorious service during an encounter with a criminal offender or circumstance.
The Life Saving medal is awarded to a member of the UT System Police when the member attempting the rescue can be demonstrated to have saved the life of a victim, even if only for a short but measurable period of time.
Award of Excellence
The Award of Excellence medal is awarded to members of the UT System Police who distinguish themselves by sustained achievement. The achievements must be accomplished with distinction above and beyond that normally expected of professional officers and members.
The Humanitarian medal is awarded to members who distinguish themselves by their humanitarian acts or efforts either on or off duty.