University of Louisiana at Lafayette Police Department

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette Police Department
Common name University Police
Abbreviation ULPD
Agency overview
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* Campus of University of Louisiana at Lafayette in the state of Louisiana, USA
Size 1,227 acres (4.97 km2)
Population ~ 20,000
Legal jurisdiction All property of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette
General nature
Operational structure
Overviewed by University University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Headquarters Bittle Hall, Herbrard Blvd. UL Lafayette main campus, Lafayette Louisiana, United States
Police Officers 40
Agency executive Joey Sturm, Chief of Police
Divisions Patrol
Stations 1
Holding Cells 1
Patrol Vehicles Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, Chevrolet Impala
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette Police Department (more commonly ULPD or University Police) is the law enforcement agency of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The ULPD's jurisdiction is all property of UL Lafayette.



The most visible part of the ULPD. The patrol division keeps campus secure through the use of officers in patrol cars, on police bikes and on foot. The division provides security and police presence at all UL Lafayette sporting events, as well as other university events at Cajun Field, the Cajundome, and other university venues. Patrol also escort sports teams and other university groups.


The ULPD maintains a fully capable investigations division.


Crime Stoppers[edit]

The ULPD maintains an anonymous Crime Stoppers Tip Line for crimes on campus.

Lost and Found[edit]

The ULPD has a lost and found location in their office.

Bike Registration[edit]

The City of Lafayette maintains that every bike in the city must be registered. The ULPD provides bike tags free of charge to ULL students and faculty.

Operation Safeguard[edit]

The ULPD encourages all UL Lafayette students, faculty and staff to participate in Operation Safeguard. This program involves making a record of the make, model, description, and serial number of valuable items. This helps in the recovery and return of stolen goods. The ULPD will file a copy of your records.

See also[edit]

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office
Lafayette Police Department
Lafayette City Marshal


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