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University Campus Precinct

The University Campus Precinct of the Vanderbilt University Police Department department provides patrol services for the academic, housing, and athletic facilities. The University Campus Precinct is led by Major Rick Burr.

The patrol officers assigned to the precinct provide first-level police services to our community. The patrol officers are responsible for providing round-the-clock preventive and suppressive patrols designed to minimize the occurrence of crime, to locate and apprehend criminal suspects, and to enforce traffic and other safety related laws and ordinances.

A Message from Major Burr

As the Major of the University Campus Precinct. I am so excited to be a part of Vanderbilt University.

At VUPD, our number one priority is safety for our staff, faculty, students, patients, and visitors. Vanderbilt University Police Department strives to establish partnerships within our community to achieve goals of safety, security, and service.

If I can help you in any way, please call me at (615) 715-6926 or email at ricky.d.burr@vanderbilt.edu.


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If you need the Police:

EMERGENCY - Call 911 or (615) 421-1911
Non-Emergency - Call (615) 322-2745 or 2-2745 from a campus extension

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