The mission of the University of South Florida Police Department is to maintain community peace, safety, and quality of life. The USFPD pursues this mission within the University context of free expression, rigorous inquiry, vast diversity, and pursuit of distinction. The USFPD honors these traditions and seeks success by means that are moral, constitutional, and respectful of individual rights and community interests. USFPD officers personally and professionally commit themselves to the values of the Department. They seek the same distinction in policing that the University pursues in research and teaching, and in so doing, contribute to the excellence of University of South Florida.
University of South Florida Police Department
Division of Public Safety
4202 E Fowler Ave UPB002
Tampa, FL 33620
In an emergency call 911
Contact the USF Police Department
Phone: (813) 974-2628
In an Emergency, Dial 911
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
AutoBurglary Prevention Tips
Out and About: If you are out after dark, use only well-lit routes.
In Your Residence: Let a friend or roommate know where and with whom you’ll be out, and when you will be returning.
In Your Residence: Lock your door, even if you are just going down the hall for a minute.
In the Car: Keep possessions out of sight (in the trunk).
Know the locations of “Blue Light” emergency phones on campus.
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