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Campus Security & Police Services

Welcome to the Boise State University Campus Security and Police Services.

To report a crime, emergency, or suspicious activity, members of the campus community should call the University Security Department at 426-6911 or 9-1-1 for emergencies.


If you have information about a crime that has occurred on campus but wish to report the information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at  343-COPS or go to the “Silent Witness” page. Your information will be taken with the strictest confidence by specially trained personnel. Tipsters are issued code numbers to protect their anonymity and never provide their name or personnel information. Contact us at

Who We Are

The University Security Department operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Department is staffed with trained professional security and police officers. It is headed by the Executive Director of the University Security Department, who is responsible for overseeing Boise State’s security program. The rest of the security team is comprised of a Security Operations Manager, Security Analyst, Security Officer Supervisor, and 7 Security Officers.

Boise State security officers patrol the campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The University Security Department is the administrative unit responsible for the functions of Boise State security officers. Primary functions include citizen assistance, emergency response, policy enforcement, and buildings and grounds security. BSU security officers are first aid, CPR, and AED certified, and receive continual security training throughout the year. The University Security Department also has administrative responsibility for law enforcement activities on campus. Boise State contracts with the Boise Police Department (BPD) to provide police and security services to the university campus and community. It is responsible for law enforcement, crime prevention programs, reporting criminal activity and crime-related problems on campus, and emergency response at BSU.


What We Do

Boise State Security and Police Services offers students, staff, and faculty a variety of free services, including:

  • Security Escorts (call 426-6911)
  • Bike Registration (visit our office for the registration card)
  • Emergency telephones, located around campus
  • Residence Hall Security
  • Silent Witness (anonymous suspicious behavior or crime reporting, located on our website)
  • Crime Stoppers (343-COPS)
  • Online Crime Reporting (visit for online reporting)
  • Alarm system monitoring throughout campus


Where We Are

Boise State Security and Police Services is located in Capital Village at 2245 University Drive.  Our office is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so we are always available.