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ECU Police Department


24 Hour Non-Emergency
(252) 328-6787






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 7:00 pm and 3:00 am. The SPOs work in excess of 375 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:

o        Academic buildings

o        Administrative buildings

o        Residence halls

o        Medical School/Health Sciences Complex

o        Athletic Complex

o        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:

SPO Kim Bell
Office: (252) 328-1978