Our department has multiple responsibilities which include traffic and parking operations, law enforcement, investigations, fire and safety inspections, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), and crime prevention.
"Our mission is to help provide a safe, enjoyable environment to live, work and study within."The Police Department is located on the south end of the campus. Our address is 1118 Chestnut Street. We can easily be found by driving to Dwight T. Reed Stadium. We are in the small, white house beside the stadium. We can be reached by telephone at (573) 681-5555 or by picking up one of the red "Emergency" telephones located throughout the campus.
The Police Department will provide for a safe, secure and enjoyable campus environment to live, study and work within for Lincoln University students, faculty, staff and visitors; and will provide an ethical, people-oriented work environment where our members may enjoy their jobs, utilize their talents, respect one another and grow as individuals. In addition, responsibilities include enforcing Missouri criminal laws, University policies and selected city ordinances, conducting security operations to ensure the real and personal property on the campus and farms are protected at all times, monitor hazardous materials being used on campus and their proper disposal, parking operations and traffic law enforcement are an integral part of Police Department's daily duties. This includes registration of vehicles brought to the campus by faculty/staff, students and visitors and the ticketing of violations of the University Traffic Rules and Regulations, fire and safety inspections are conducted on a routine basis and assistance to Jefferson City emergency vehicles and crews responding to the campus is provided for by Police Department.
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In the event that a situation arises, either on or off campus, that, in the judgment of the Chief of the Police Department, constitutes an ongoing or continuing threat, a campus wide "timely warning" will be issued. The warning will be issued through the college email system to students, faculty, and staff.
Depending on the particular circumstances of the crime, especially in all situations that could pose an immediate threat to the community and individuals, the Lincoln University Police Department may also post a notice on the campus-wide slectronic bulletin board on the Police Department website at:
This provides the university community with more immediate notification. In such instances, a copy of the notice is posted in each residence halls. The electronic bulletin board is immediately accessible via computer by all faculty, staff, and students. Anyone with information warranting a timely warning should report the circumstances to the Police Department, by phone (681-5555) or in person at the dispatch center within Police Department, located at 1118 Chestnut St.