University Police

University Police

University Police Department

Approximately 383 acres and 84 buildings comprise the Grambling State University campus. The university is established for the general purpose of preparing students to become lifelong learners and to compete successfully in the new millennium. The Grambling State University Police Department has primary responsibility for security on campus. Grambling State University Police Department’s mission is …” to provide a safe environment and enhance the quality of life on campus by working cooperatively with the public and within the framework of the constitution to enforce laws, preserve peace and reduce fear”.

Grambling State University Police Department’s security policies and procedures comply with law enforcement regulations as establish by the State of Louisiana. Specific statutes govern enforcement regulations concerning consumption and use of alcoholic beverages, substance abuse, possession of firearms, and the registration and monitoring of social events.

As a community-oriented policing organization, we are committed to a partnership with the community in which we pledge to provide high-quality community policing programs and services.

The department is located on campus on the corner of Main and Central Streets. Police officers and a supervisor are on duty 24-hours daily, 365 days a year. The department also monitors a network of nine cameras and citywide police radio network. All incoming reports of criminal activity involving Grambling State University students are investigated. Criminal prosecutions for offenses taking place on campus are initiated by the University Police Department with appropriate follow-up.

The Grambling State University Police Department provides basic police services to the campus community and perimeter communities. The department’s main objective is to provide a safe environment for students, staff, faculty, and visitors. Grambling State University police officers perform a variety of law enforcement tasks, which include investigation of criminal activity, apprehension of criminal, traffic enforcement, emergency response, and special security assignments. As needed, the Grambling State University Police Department coordinates criminal investigations with other law enforcement agencies. As part of our community policing/crime prevention efforts, Grambling State University Police Department provides seminars on a variety of topics, project operation identification, survey and statistical information, posters, brochures, and safety flyers.

The Grambling State University Police Department report to the Vice President for Finance in Long Jones Hall, Post Office Box 4286, Grambling, Louisiana 71245, telephone (318) 274-6192.

The address of the Police Department is:

Post Office Box 4286
Grambling State University
University Police Department
Grambling, Louisiana 71245
-or-
100 South Main
Grambling State University
Grambling, Louisiana 71245
Telephone: (318) 274-2222
(318) 274-2219