Department Sections & Services

Whether you are a member of our campus communities or you are a visitor, we hope that your time on our campuses will be safe and productive. We are proud of the fact that our campuses have a low level of crime, but we are also aware that crime can occur anywhere, including the safe confines of a university campus.

Police and Security Services

Property Registration

University Police Services administers a free property registration program on campus with events held throughout the year. Register your personal property in person or online, so that we will be able to quickly return it to you if we recover it after it is lost or stolen. Types of property that can be registered are: laptops, cellphones, bicycles, and other valuables with serial numbers. Check our events page for more information on property registration and other events as they are scheduled.

Evening Security Escort Services

Police Services' Student Security Program provides free evening security escort services for students, faculty, and staff to any campus location during the evening hours. This service is based on availability. Contact 702-895-3668.

Special Event Security Services

Police and student security services are provided (for a fee) at campus events that involve large crowds or special security concerns. Contact Lt. William Newman at 702-895-3077.

Motorist Assistance

Motorist assistance is offered primarily through the Department of Parking & Transportation Services to motorists on UNLV's main campus. However, Police Services assists with these services during the hours when Parking Services' office is closed. Contact Parking & Transportation Services at 702-895-1300 during office hours or police dispatch after hours at 702-895-3668.

Public Records and Legal Services

Fingerprinting Services

Fingerprinting services are provided to the public Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding holidays). The cost is $10 per card, payable by cash, check, or money order, and blank fingerprint cards are available upon request. A state-issued picture I.D., such as a driver’s license, is required for this service. To learn more, call 702-895-5575. Fingerprinting services are available in the Records Office at Police Headquarters.

Notary Services

Notary services are available free-of-charge to all students, faculty, and staff. Notary service is provided based on the availability of Police Services’ staff, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Please call 702-895-4909 to schedule an appointment.

Police Report Copies

If you are involved in an incident within our jurisdiction where a police report was taken, you can request a copy of the report. A copy can be obtained by requesting the report online, in person at University Police Services Headquarters, or by mailing a request. Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope and allow five business days after the incident before requesting a report copy. Remember to bring a state-issued I.D. when obtaining a copy in person.

Please note that in some instances a fee is required for report copies. If applicable, you will be notified, and a check or money order made payable to the Board of Regents will be required.

The current fee schedule is as follows:

  • Report Copy Fee — $8.00 (if applicable

Found Property

As a service to students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the campus, the Property & Evidence Unit retains found property of financial value. If you have lost something on campus (ie. phone, keys, ID, wallet, computer, etc), call 702-895-5795 and leave a detailed message that includes a description of the item, when you lost it, your name, and a number where you can be reached. We will return your call if we have the item and set up an appointment with you to claim your item if recovered. Please bring a state-issued I.D. with you when you claim your property. Property is released by appointment only.


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