Created on Friday, 27 May 2005 08:12
| University Police use bike patrols during warmer months to keep an eye on campus. File Photo.|
The University Police consists of police
officers working solely on Appalachian State property and they are
committed to providing a safe working, living and learning environment.
The University Police, whose office is located in the Rivers Street
Parking Deck, allow students to feel secure at school, providing
services such as general emergency services and enforcing state laws
and university policies on campus.
There are currently 65 emergency blue-light telephone locations throughout campus.
These phones, located on black stands with a red button and a callbox,
can contact University Police directly in the case of an emergency.
University Police can also assist students who have locked keys in
their vehicle, want to register for bicycles, lost an item or found an
item and those who need fingerprinting done for selective reasons, such
as employment application.
University Police bicycle officers are often seen on campus in warmer weather in bright yellow shirts.
University Police also work in conjunction with Watauga County
Crimestoppers program. CrimeStoppers pays up to $1,000 cash for
information that leads to the arrest of anyone who commits a crimes,
recovery of stolen property, seizure of drugs and location of wanted
persons. Anonymity is guaranteed.
Students can contact University Police at 262-8000 to report suspicious or criminal activity or other emergencies.