Campus Police and Security

Each DCOM campus has an on-campus police force which provides supervision for the entire campus in conjunction with LMU standards and policies and State of Tennessee certification requirements. The LMU Campus Police and Security Team is professionally trained and licensed by the State of Tennessee. Security is administered and monitored through the LMU Office of Student Services. At least one police officer is on duty seven days per week, 24 hours per day to secure campus facilities, protect and assist campus students, personnel, visitors and to monitor traffic regulations. At the Harrogate Location, the Campus Police and Security Office is located in the Tex Turner Arena. All students, faculty, staff, and visitors are encouraged to report criminal activity and any other safety concern as soon as safely possible. Upon request, reports can be submitted through a "voluntary confidential reporting process."

At the Knoxville Location, security is provided by Volunteer Protection Services. The Security team is professionally trained and licensed by the State of Tennessee. The Security Office is located near the second floor entrance of Building 1.

Campus Police and Security provides numerous services to the LMU community, including but not limited to: vehicle patrols, foot patrols, door locks and unlocks, escort service after hours, camera monitoring, and dispatching for both emergency and non-emergency situations.

LMU utilizes the LiveSafe emergency notification system to alert university members in the event of an emergency. To download the LiveSafe App: 1) visit the Google Play or App Store and search for “LiveSafe” 2) Download the app, register with your LMU email, and complete your profile 3) Search for “Lincoln Memorial University” as your school.

In the event of an emergency or any other security need, look for an officer or phone the Security Office at (423) 526-6911, or phone the Dean of Students at (865) 585-2975.

In accordance with Public Chapter 317, "College and University Security Information Act," enacted July 1, 1989, in the state of Tennessee, LMU submits monthly crime statistics to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI). Specific policies and procedures are available upon request from the Dean of Students Office. In the event of an emergency or any other security need, look for an officer, call a police officer at (423) 526-6526 (dial in your phone number), phone the Security Office at (423) 869-6911, or phone the Dean of Students at (423) 869-7104, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 PM. Warnings (crime, emergencies, or weather-related) particular to the University community are coordinated through all or a combination of the following: LMU Police, the Office of the President, the Office of Student Services, and the LMU Health and Safety Committee (12/18/03).

Crime statistics are reported to the TBI according to TBI policies for Tennessee colleges and universities. The TBI requires all Tennessee colleges and universities to report specific crimes that have been reported to and investigated by Tennessee authorities. Crime Statistics at LMU for the past calendar years are listed in the general student handbook in accordance with Regulatory Citations 34 CFR 668.46(b)(1) & 34 CFR 668.46(c)(1)-(2).