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Student Patrol


Student Patrol is a unit within the East Carolina University Police Department which is comprised of approximately 30 student patrol officers (SPOs) which work between the hours of 6:00 pm and 12:00 am. The SPOs work in excess of 25 hours per week. They also work special events, including athletic events.

The Student Patrol Officers provide additional security to the campus by:

  • Patrolling and/or Securing:
    • Academic buildings
    • Administrative buildings
    • Residence halls
    • Medical School/Health Sciences Complex
    • Athletic Complex
    • Bicycle racks
  • Providing weekly checks of the Emergency Blue-Light Phones
  • Reporting suspicious activity to the ECU Police Department.
  • Providing safety escorts(walking or riding) as requested through the ECU Police Department or SafeRide

To request a safety escort after 7pm, call (252) 328-6787.

When calling please be prepared to provide the following information:

  1. Your name;
  2. your location at the time of the call;
  3. a phone number where you can be reached; and
  4. your destination.

Please call 15 minutes before you wish to be picked up. Student Patrol Officers will provide safety escorts anywhere on-campus.

If you are interested in becoming a Student Patrol Officer contact:

Student Patrol has four positions available.  Go to to apply.  Click on Student Positions and look for Student Patrol with the ECU Police Department.  The positions will be posted through 09/17/2014.  You must be a sophomore or higher and have a 2.5 gpa or higher to become a Student Patrol Officer.

MPO Kim Bell
Office: (252) 328-1978