Programs, Services & Community Training
Wolf guard ID Program
Having your items lost or stolen isn’t fun. While we can’t guarantee nothing bad will ever happen to your high-dollar items, we can provide you with an extra layer of protection. By completing a WolfGuard Registration Form, you can register the serial numbers and any other identifying information with our department. This information is stored in a database, accessed only by the NCSU police department. WolfGuard Registration is open to all members of our campus community.
SAFETY ESCORT PROGRAM
Whether you are studying for an exam late at night or just have an uneasy feeling while walking on campus, we are here to support you. The University Police Department can provide a walking escort to your vehicle, an area Wolfline bus stop or from one on campus building to another on campus building, depending on distance
SITE SECURITY ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
An onsite security assessment conducted by officers experienced in Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) and criminal activity. Officers will perform an evaluation of current security measures and make recommendations on ways to mitigate risk and lower victimization.
COMMUNITY LIAISON PROGRAM
Officers are assigned to Residence Halls, University Department/Colleges, and they are required to work with staff, faculty and students in those areas to collectively provide programming, problem solving, and community relations among the residents or users of those areas. This program is designed to build relationships, provide education through safety programs, recognize and minimize potential risks.
CAMPUS COMMUNITY WATCH PROGRAM
The campus watch program is a concerted effort to inform the NC State University community of measures that can be taken to provide a safer and more secure environment. The aim of the program is for each member of the community to act as an extension of the NC State University Police Department by serving as an observer and reporter. Campus Watch calls upon members of the community to step forward and assist in building a safer campus and community for all.
If you have any questions about the information on this page, please contact the Crime Prevention Unit by email or by phone at 919-515-5963.
RIDE ALONG PROGRAM
The Ride-Along Program is designed to increase understanding between Officers and our campus community. Members of the campus community are permitted to ride in Department vehicles as passenger observers for civic or educational purposes. Participation in the Ride-Along Program is open to all individuals affiliated with NCSU. To request a Ride-Along, email our Career Development Unit at Policereruiting@ncsu.edu.
Attention NCSU Students! Are you interested in a career in Law Enforcement? Want to understand how integral the NCSU police department is to our campus community? Want to meet great people and learn real-world, transferable skills? If your answer is yes to any of the above, an internship at our department is right for you.
Note: Internship programs are only available to individuals affiliated with NCSU. A background check must be completed in order to attend this program.
BlueLight Telephone System
NC State University utilizes Bluelight emergency call boxes and Security Stanchions that are strategically located on campus to provide a way for those who may need assistance or another method to contact the NC State University Police Department’s 911 Center. One of the benefits of using these emergency call devices is an Emergency Communications Officer will know your exact location.
LOCK OUTS AND JUMPSTARTS
In conjunction with University Transportation, our police department offers vehicle battery jumps whenever needed on campus. Officers are able to provide access to individuals who have locked themselves out of offices, classrooms, vehicles, and other authorized areas. To request a Jump start or Lock out after hours and on weekends for unlocking offices, classrooms etc. call 919-515-3000.
LOST AND FOUND PROPERTY RECOVERY
If you have lost property and you think it may be in the possession of the police department, please contact the department’s Crime Prevention Unit at the email link below. You will need to show proof of ownership to have the items returned to you. The department’s Property Custodian can be reached at 919-515-5300 or emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org. Anyone attempting to obtain property being stored by the NCSU Police Department must call 919-515-5300 to schedule an appointment to meet with the Property Custodian prior to arriving at the NCSU Police Department. Other departments and buildings on campus maintain lost and found repositories If you have lost an item in a known area, please contact that entity’s lost and found administrator.
If you are looking for an item that was lost at either Carmichael Gym, James B. Hunt Jr. Library, or D.H. Hill Library you can use the below contact information to see if the item has been turned to their lost and found:
-Carmichael Gym Lost and Found: 919-515-3508
-James B. Hunt Jr. Library Lost and Found: 919-515-7110
-DH Hill Library Lost and Found: 919-515-3364, email: email@example.com
SPECIAL EVENTS REQUEST
NC State University Police officers, fire marshals, and support staff are a smart addition to your gathering . If you wish to request police officers or fire marshals for your event, please complete the application at the page below at least three weeks prior to the event. Applications can also be obtained from Libby Pena at 919-513-0384.
Training Opportunities for the Community
ACTIVE THREAT RESPONSE TRAINING
Danger can strike in an instant. Our Active Threat Response program highlights the importance of observing your surroundings, preparing yourself mentally, and understanding your own capabilities to protect yourself and others during an Active Threat. This program is designed to be a non-traditional, open dialog discussion. We offer this program to all members of our campus community.
GENERAL SAFETY TRAINING
Let our officers provide you with general safety information and crime prevention tips. Learn about what weapons are allowed on campus and how to safely navigate our campus. This training is offered to individuals and groups. We offer this program to all members of our campus community.
ALCOHOL AND DRUG AWARENESS TRAINING
A program designed to inform our campus community of the dangers of Alcohol and Drug abuse. Learn the laws governing underage drinking, the use and possession of illegal drugs, and the abuse of prescribed medications. Understand how you are protected when reporting an overdose or using Narcan. We offer this program to all members of our campus community.
CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY
Experience what it’s like to work as a police officer at NC State. Our eight (8) week Citizens’ academy explores all of the functions our department has to offer. Participants are exposed to mock traffic stops, explore use of force options, learn how to collect and process evidence, observe our K9 unit in action, and fire real firearms in a controlled environment. A background check must be completed in order to attend this program. We offer this program to all members of our campus community.
RAPE AGGRESSION DEFENSE (RAD) TRAINING FOR WOMEN
Taught by certified instructors, RAD is an intense and dynamic three (3) day, self-defense program for women that places strong emphasis on avoidance methods. The student is taught a wide range of options for defense. The program employs the use of a mock attacker (dressed in protective gear) so that students may practice full contact striking-techniques. This program is offered to female members of our campus community.
PEPPER SPRAY TRAINING
An acceptable self-defense weapon, pepper spray is authorized to be carried throughout campus. Learn proper techniques on how to effectively carry, use, and deploy it in self-defense situations. Training can be completed in as little as one (1) hour and can be offered to individuals or groups. We offer this program to all members of our campus community.
Note: Pepper Spray is NOT allowed in sporting venues on campus to include Carter Finely Stadium and Reynolds Coliseum.