Vehicle Boosts and Unlocks
The University Police Department will provide a courtesy vehicle boost to any student, employee, or visitor on campus (students and employees are required to have the vehicle registered with UPD to be eligible). Boosts are not provided during inclement weather.
In the event of being locked out of a vehicle, the UPD will attempt to unlock the door free of charge for any student, employee, or visitor on Delta State’s campus (students and employees must have a registered vehicle with the UPD to be eligible). However, during inclement weather (rain, thunderstorms, lightning, etc.), officers will not be allowed to perform these services.
Courtesy/safety escorts are provided to all students, faculty, staff, and visitors on campus. This crime prevention service is primarily used after dark by the female population. To request a safety escort, please call 662-846-4155.
Students and any member of the University community may register a bicycle for the sole purpose of having their number and description on record in case of theft. Registration of bicycles will be done free of charge.
Crime Prevention Programs
The Delta State University Police Department has an active crime prevention program which is dedicated to reducing criminal opportunities and encourages the members of the campus community to take responsibility for their own safety and security, and the safety and security of others. Crime prevention programs are available for all students, staff, and faculty. Some of the topics include, but are not limited to personal safety and property security, alcohol and DUI awareness, drug abuse awareness, fire safety, sexual assault/date rape prevention.