Field Operations

This unit is responsible for incident response and investigations.  The following units make up this division:

Patrol Division – The Patrol Division is the most highly visible division of the NC State University Police Department and has the responsibility to pro-actively patrol the campus in an effort to prevent crime, solve problems, investigate crimes and vehicle accidents, make arrests pursuant to criminal behavior, provide safety escorts, serve as building liaisons, conduct safety programs and building partnerships within the campus and local community.

Our Patrol Officers utilize various methods to actively patrol the campus such as foot patrols, marked patrol vehicles, police bicycles and Segways. Our Officers are available to respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All of our officers are certified as law enforcement officers by the State of North Carolina and have full arrest powers under the law.