Campus Safety

LU Police Department

The LU Police Department is on campus to serve you in the protection of your person, your property, and the university’s property.

The LUPD ensures the enforcement of Lamar University and Texas State University System regulations and all state, local, and federal laws. LUPD officers are licensed peace officers for the state of Texas. They have county-wide jurisdiction per the Texas Education Code Section 51.203.

Dial 7777

In case of emergency, dial 7777 from any campus phone to reach LU Police dispatch. Calling 7777 is the most efficient way to report an on-campus emergency. If you need to dial 911 from campus, you do not need to dial 9 to get an outside line.

Emergency Procedures

When on campus, call 7777 for all emergencies. The Department of Risk Management has specific procedures for many emergencies including: