The Carlow University Police Department is made up of 10 full-time officers, including a chief and two sergeants. The campus is patrolled 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Uniformed walking officers are assigned to residence halls and routinely check 11 emergency phones throughout the campus. The officers enforce all federal, state and local laws; help citizens; document and recover lost property; and enforce all vehicle violations.
Emergency notification. Carlow’s modern notification system, Omnialert, can send instant notifications to all registered mobile phones and email addresses. Such alerts are also posted on Carlow’s website.
Escort service. Carlow Police offer security escorts to parking areas to anyone in the Carlow community. The service is available evenings, seven days a week. Call +1 (412) 578-6005 to request an escort.
Investigations. The department processes crime scenes, collects evidence and does follow-up investigations. It also helps insurance and credit card companies with investigations and makes victim referrals regarding University Counseling Services. The department installs, monitors and maintains surveillance equipment.
Key control. The department controls campus door entrances with card readers and keys
Alarms. Carlow Police monitor on-campus alarms 24/7 with a centralized computer system.
VIP protection. When dignitaries visit campus, the department provides integrated support and protection with government agencies.
Suspicious packages. The department responds to calls of suspicious packages and has a procedure to follow when doing so.
Lost and found. Property is catalogued and stored on the first floor of Grace Library. Unclaimed property is disposed of every six months.