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 property that is found on
campus. Lost property can be picked up at the USF Police Building between the hours of 8:30am-12:00pm and 1:00pm to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday. Calls will be answered between 12pm and 1pm, however, no one will be available
to return property during that hour. If you are unable to pick up your property during these times, special arrangements can be made to pick up your property after hours. Please call (813-974-1127) ahead of time to ensure your property is available to be picked up or if you need to make special arrangements for pickup. Please have your offense number and a photo ID with you when you come to claim your property. 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.