For the protection of campus and visiting personnel as well as institutional facilities, Elizabeth City State University has a Police Department charged with enforcing state and local laws, university policies, rules, procedures and regulations, including campus traffic and parking regulations. The university community is expected to comply with all state and local laws, university policies, rules and procedures and regulations. Officers' authority extends on and off campus, including the power of arrest*. The University Police Office is located in the Thomas-Jenkins Building.
*The University Police Department jurisdictional power only extends to property owned or leased by the university that may not be on the main campus. University Police also have jurisdictional power on streets that are adjacent to the university.