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Classified Employee Handbook

Department of Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers are constituted peace officers and possess all the powers provided by law for city police and county sheriffs. The officers are authorized and empowered to arrest, with or without a warrant, any person on the campus who is in violation of federal, state, or local laws and may detain and/or expel from the UALR campus anyone who is in violation of any rule or regulation of the University.

The Department of Public Safety is located on Campus Drive and may be contacted at 569-3408 for non-emergencies and 569-3400 for emergency situations. Emergency blue-light telephones in exterior campus locations connect directly to the DPS.


Last revision 11/1995

Updated 10.28.2011