The Department of Safety
George Brown, Director of Campus Safety
The Department of Campus Safety on the campus of °µÍø½ûÇø is an entity of the institution that provides the first line of defense for students, faculty and staff for on and off-campus buildings and sites. The departmentâ€™s overall goal is to provide an environment that is safe, less threatening, and conducive to teaching and learning. Full-time and part-time certified State of Mississippi police officers are housed within the department under the direct leadership of the Campus Police and Fire Chief. The department also houses a full-time dispatcher.
Campus police, under circumstances punishable by law, have the authority to arrest a subject for disorderly conduct unbecoming to the policies and procedures of the institution and/or the law as prescribed by the State of Mississippi.
The Department of Safety can be contacted in all cases of an emergencies at (662) 621-4175 (office) and after hours (662) 645-1837. The department is located in the Dickerson-Johnson Library (1st floor). Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week.