Meredith Campus Police is a highly trained campus police force that ensures the safest possible surroundings for Meredith students and their property. Campus Police is responsible for:
- 24-hour patrol of campus (including residence halls, parking lots and grounds)
- Coordinating fire and emergency medical services
- Crime statistics
- Traffic accident reports
- Title Nine Compliance
Law Enforcement Authority
Campus police officers have full law enforcement authority on College property under the provisions of Paragraph 74G of the General Statutes of the State of North Carolina. Campus Police maintain a close working relationship with the Raleigh Police Department both through informal meetings and formal agreements between the departments.
The campus police department is responsible for crime reports, initial investigations, coordinating fire and emergency medical services, traffic accident reports and other public safety services. Officers prepare and submit incident reports to the campus police chief who distributes them to other College officials.
Security and Access To Campus Facilities
Campus buildings and facilities are accessible to the campus community, guests and visitors during normal business hours, Monday through Friday. Campus classroom buildings are accessible from 7 a.m.-11 p.m.
Officers regularly patrol the campus to ensure a high level of physical security. They also note any safety hazards such as defective lighting, inoperative doors or locks, broken sidewalks, steps or handrails and any other hazardous conditions. These are reported in writing to the maintenance department.
- Access to the campus is controlled after evening closing hours (11 p.m.). Students must check in with the gatehouse officer when returning to campus after these hours.
- Residence halls are equipped with automatic door locks which are activated by student CamCards.