The dedicated officers of the UPD understand the uniqueness of a campus environment, and strive to serve the students, staff, faculty, and visitors with a community oriented policing philosophy. Each of our officers are well-trained certified police officers who are commissioned by the State.
The safety and security of our community is of utmost priority, and can only be assured with the input and assistance our community members. We view each of you as part of our team. Never hesitate to communicate to us your observations and/or concerns in person, or by one of the methods listed under our “Contact” section found on the left side of this page.
To support and complement LSU Alexandria by ensuring that all who work, learn, study on or visit our campus have a safe and worry-free environment in which to pursue their individual and collective goals and objectives.
LSU at Alexandria is dedicated to preserving a peaceful and safe environment for the entire University community. Students, faculty, staff and visitors are urged to be aware of and alert to any suspicious or possible criminal activity on campus, and to report all such occurrences to the University Police.
Our non-emergency telephone number is (318) 473-6427. For all emergencies, DIAL 911 from a cellular phone, or 9911 from any campus telephone. In addition, there are 13 blue Emergency Call Boxes placed around campus and The Oaks Residential Apartments, their locations are indicated on the linked Campus Map.
LSUA University Police is a full service public safety agency. Our Police Officers meet and exceed the standards set by the Louisiana Police Officers Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.) and are commissioned by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety as State Police Officers under the authority of Louisiana Revised Statutes, Section 17:1805. Officers have full police and arrest authority, and patrol the campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Rapides Parish 911 communications center dispatches for the LSUA University Police, and is a vital communications partner between the University Police Department and other Rapides Parish area law enforcement, fire departments and EMS.
If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact our department. If you would like to report suspicious or criminal activity, you can use the online complaint form linked to this page. You may remain anonymous, however some complaints may require additional information or follow-up to fully investigate, so if you can, please provide a contact method (email address or telephone number). ALL reports will be investigated by this department.
Let's all work together to keep LSUA safe and secure!