Emergency Communication


The Emergency Communications Section is considered to be the "Nerve Center" of the VSU Police Department.

Highly trained professionals, who are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  The Communications Section answers all incoming calls for Police or Security services and coordinates their directed responses, whether emergency or non-emergency.


Communications Officers answer telephones, monitor fire and intruder alarms on campus, receives emergency communications from other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, sends/receives emergency messages via The Virginia Criminal Information Network, National Criminal Information Dente, and responds to walk-in requests from the general public.

The Communications Section is equipped with an enhanced surveillance camera system that contains over two hundred cameras that are monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Communications Officers are responsible for the RAVE Emergency alert notifications system, Emergency Call Boxes, and the Early Warning System.



VSU Police Department

21012 Service Road
PO Box 9405
Petersburg, VA  23806
Phone (804) 524-5360
Fax (804) 524-6414
police@vsu.edu

VSU Police Department