SAN MARCOS, Texas -- Texas State University reported the director of the Texas State University Police Department resigned suddenly Tuesday.

A reason for the resignation of Capt. Jose L. Bañales wasn’t immediately disclosed.

The university’s Office of Media Relations reported Capt. Rickey Lattie has been appointed interim director and that a national search for a permanent replacement will begin immediately.

Bañales had been in his position since 2016. Lattie has been with UPD for 33 years and has served as interim director previously.

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