Framingham State University Police Department
McCarthy Center (Access off Church Street)
100 State Street
P.O. Box 9101
Framingham, MA 01701-9101
The Department has primary responsibility for safety and law enforcement on the campus. The Department works closely with the entire University community to ensure that programs and services are systematically coordinated to promote and enhance a safe environment. The Department officers patrol the University campus and answer both emergency and non-emergency calls on a 24-hour basis throughout the calendar year. The University Police Officers are sworn Special State Police Officers and Deputy Sheriffs with authority to conduct investigations and to arrest individuals if warranted. The Department's staff also includes an Institutional Security Officer who secures the academic buildings. In addition, the Department is equipped with cameras that monitor the entrances to the residence halls, which are also equipped with card access systems and staffed by desk attendants continuously throughout the academic year. Currently the department is staffed by a Chief, one Deputy Chief, one Staff Assistant/ID Manager, one Accreditation Manager, four Sergeants, ten patrol officers, one institutional security officer, three full-time civilian dispatchers, and four part-time civilian dispatchers.