Department Sections & Services
Whether you are a member of our campus community or you are a visitor, we hope that your time at UNLV will be safe and productive. We are proud of the fact that our campus has a low level of crime, but we are also aware that crime can occur anywhere, including the safe confines of a university campus.
Learn more below about how our department sections and the services we offer can help you, should you ever need assistance.
Police Services does much more than patrol and protect the UNLV campus. We provide a wide variety of services to the public, from police and security services to public records and legal services — most of them free. Learn about our services below.
Police and Security Services
Police Services administers a free property registration program on campus with events held throughout the year. Register your personal property, such as laptops, cellphones, bicycles, and other valuables, so that UNLV Police will be able to quickly return it to you if we recover it after it is lost or stolen. Check our Events page for more information on property registration and other events as they are scheduled. To learn more about the property registration events, contact Hobreigh Fischer at 702-895-1302 or [email protected].
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, ext. 2.
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 702-895-4743.
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, ext. 2.
Public Records and Legal Services
Fingerprinting services are provided to the public on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 4 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 702-895-4747, ext. 3. Fingerprinting services are available in the Records Office at Police Headquarters.
Notary services are provided for free to all students, faculty, and staff based on the availability of Police Services' staff, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. If you would like to determine availability in advance, you can call Jim Morrow at 702-895-5739 or Rachael Carpenter at 702-895-4865. Notaries are available in the Records Office at Police Headquarters.
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 police report for $8. A copy can be obtained by requesting the report in person at the Records Office at Police Headquarters or by mailing a request for the report along with a check or money order made payable to the Board of Regents. 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.
Campus Lost & Found
Available Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
As a service to students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the campus, the Records & Property office collects lost and found property. If you have lost something on campus, call 702-895-5795 and leave a detailed message that includes a description of the item, when you lost it, your name, and a telephone number where you can be reached. We will let you know if we have the item and set up an appointment with you to claim your item if it is recovered. Please bring a state-issued I.D. with you when you claim your property. Property is released by appointment only.
The Property and Evidence Unit of the UNLV Police Department will not accept any of the following types of property:
- Moldy or damp material
- Toiletries of any kind
- Broken or discarded pieces of equipment
- Odorous or soiled materials
- Food, food containers, or utensils
- Unkempt or dirty clothing.
- Any material that presents a biohazard concern.
Any of the above types of material that are brought to, or in the possession of, the Property and Evidence Unit of the UNLV Police Department will be refused or disposed.