Police Department Services

  • Campus Police and Safety at Carlow University, An officer aids a new student and family on Move In Day

    Patrol Services

    The department has 10 full-time and two part-time uniformed commissioned police officers who ensure the protection of the campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Uniformed walking patrol officers are assigned to all residence halls; they also conduct routine checks of all emergency phones (there are 11 emergency phones scattered throughout the campus); enforce all federal, state and local laws; assist citizens; recover and document all lost property and enforce all vehicle violations for public safety hazards. 

    Emergency Notification

    Carlow University has a state-of-the-art notification system, e2Campus that is capable of sending notifications instantly and simultaneously to all registered mobile phones and email addresses. Such alerts are also posted on the Carlow University website home page.   


    The department conducts follow-up investigations, processes crime scenes, and collects evidence required for court. They also assist insurance and credit card agencies with investigations, make referrals and recommendations to victims regarding University Counseling Services, provide protection from abuse matters, assist other law enforcement agencies with investigations, warrants, notifications, and background checks and install, monitor, and maintain various surveillance equipment. 

    Key Control

    The department controls door entrances by card readers and keys for all campus buildings.   


    The Carlow University Police Department monitors alarms both on campus and from a remote area 24/7 using a centralized computer system.   

    Residence Halls

    The department provides police services for all residents under the department’s jurisdiction.  

    Security Talks and Training

    Officers in the Carlow police department regularly give safety talks and offer training for the faculty, staff, and students.

    Event Security 

    The department provides additional security for many University events.

    VIP Protection

    Dignitaries visit our campus on occasion. The department provides integrated support and protection with various government agencies as needed. 

    Suspicious Packages 

    The Carlow University Police Department responds to calls of suspicious packages and has a procedure to follow when handling these packages. 

    Lost and Found

    Lost and found is located in the Mailroom, located on the first floor of Grace Library. All property turned in is inventoried and the owner is contacted if possible. Because storage space is limited, all unclaimed property is disposed of every six months.