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Welcome Message from Chief Martin    


     I would like to take this opportunity to welcome each of you to the Arkansas State University Police web site.  Please take a few minutes to acquaint yourself with our department and the many services and activities our officers and staff are engaged in to help make the campus community a safe and pleasant environment.  The men and women of the Arkansas State University Police Department are committed to the highest standards of professionalism and service as they apply the concepts of community-oriented policing in their daily activities to keep our campus as safe as possible.

     Crime prevention is the responsibility of everyone in the University community.  It is important that all students and employees lock the doors of residence hall rooms, vehicles, and classrooms.  Do not prop doors open even for a short time.  Walk at night in well lighted areas, with friends if possible, and contact the police department to report any suspicious activity.  Together we can work to promote security on campus, and make your stay on campus an enjoyable one.

     Once again, welcome to Arkansas State University, and I hope you will find the tour of our web site to be informative and worth your while.

Chief Randy Martin



Law Enforcement Accreditation

CALEA Accreditation LogoThe Law Enforcement Accreditation Program was the first credentialing program established by CALEA. It was originally developed to address what was seen as a need to enhance law enforcement as a profession. That mission continues today with accreditation options for law enforcement agencies.

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Crime Alert

On 10-02-15 at approximately 9:40 P.M., University Police received a call from a victim reporting that they were robbed in the area of the 2304 Shelton St..  The suspect information given was a black male with short dreads and was armed with a handgun. The suspect ran into the woods toward the Red Wolf Den Complex. At this time there is no other information available.

Rape Aggression Defense

Our department offers free courses in Rape Aggression Defense, a program of realistic, self defense tactics and techniques for women to protect themselves.

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Active Shooter Guide

An active shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and other populated area. Everyone should help prevent and prepare for potential active shooter situations.

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