A Campus Where Safety and Security is only second to a Quality Education!
We count it an honor and a privilege to serve the Elizabeth City State University community. Collectively, the Elizabeth City State University Police Department garners more than 100 years of law enforcement experience. This is a full-service, duly sworn law enforcement agency who stands for all that is good and stands against all that threatens the safety and security of the community we serve.
This is an agency that functions with integrity and transparency when enforcing the law and addressing the needs of the Elizabeth City State University community. Every officer is committed to being accountable and responsible for their words and actions.
It is our hope that through our daily efforts and partnerships with departments--on and off campus--every student, faculty member, staff member, and visitor will be able to attest that any time spent on the campus of Elizabeth City State University is gratifying and enjoyable.
The mission of the Elizabeth City State University Police Department is to support the mission of Elizabeth City State University by fostering a safe and secure atmosphere of higher learning, while suppressing and reducing crime via proactive policing and continuous community partnership.
To be adjudged by all as an organization that is a model of professionalism and excellence.
Be Professional – Constance enhancement of knowledge, skills, and abilities, through education, training, experience, and mentoring. Use this experience to provide professional service to the community we serve.
Have Integrity – Always act with confidence, because our goal is to always do the right thing, especially when no one is looking.
Be Compassionate – Strive to understand the suffering others experience. Treat everyone with dignity and respect.
Work in Partnership – Working in concert with the community we serve to achieve common goals and bring resolution to noted problems.
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
The 2023 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by ECSU; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.
This information is required by federal law known as the Clery Act, and is provided by The Elizabeth City State University Police Department.
Daily Crime and Fire Log
University Police maintains a combined Daily Crime and Fire Log of all incidents reported to the Department. University Police publishes an activity log every day, which is available to members of the press and public. This log identifies the type, location, and time of each criminal incident reported to University Police.
The most current 60 days of information is available in the lobby of the University Police Building located at the Thomas-Jenkins Building on Viking Drive. Upon request a copy of any maintained Daily Crime and Fire Log will be made available for viewing, within 48 hours of notice. A link to the current Daily Crime and Fire Log can be found below:
Individuals who believe they have experienced or witnessed crimes, University policy violations, acts of sexual misconduct, or other questionable incidents related to student behavior are encouraged to report these incidents to appropriate University resources. If you have questions about how or whether to report, a officer from University Police is available to meet with you.
Elizabeth City State University Police Department