About USF PD

Police Services

The University of South Florida Police Department is a full service law enforcement agency. Listed below are some of the services provided here:

Traffic Enforcement

University of South Florida Police Officers monitor and enforce traffic laws on a continuous basis. The Police Department works with surrounding agencies on and off campus to increase awareness by conducting traffic enforcement waves for speed violations, safety belt enforcement and many other infractions that need special attention.

Service Calls

University Officers assist the community by providing motorist with dead battery assistance. During the week, Parking Services provides this service on a continuous basis. Motorist with AAA are encouraged to contact them for assistance. Based on certain situations Allied Barton Security can assist unlocking classroom doors for faculty or staff.

Return Property

The University of South Florida Police Department offers the service of holding and returning lost or stolen property until the original owner can retrieve the property. Property is released between the hours of 8 - 12 am, and 1 - 4 pm Monday - Friday. Please have available your case number and photo ID. All unclaimed property that has not been claimed or returned to the rightful owner after 30 days is sent for public auction at the website www.tampaliquidationcenter.com.

Medical Emergencies

The University Police Department provides the response of patrol officers to all medical emergencies on campus. All University Police officers are trained and certified in C.P.R., First Aid, and the use of an A.E.D. (Automated External Defibrillator), officers will provide first responder assistance until medical personnel arrive.

For more information on USFPD Services, review our Campus Safety Guide.