Other Services

In addition to shuttle bus service to the more distant parking lots, officers are available for staff, students, and faculty who desire an escort from LSU Health Shreveport to any parking lot.  By calling (318) 675-6165 an escort can be summoned to your location to accompany you to any LSU Health Shreveport parking lot.  If arriving for work at night, call ahead for an officer to meet you at your assigned parking lot and escort you into the building.

The University Police Department serves as the central collection point for lost and found items, such as keys, backpacks, eyeglasses and badges. If you have lost property, please contact University Police by calling (318) 675-6165 to find out if your property has been recovered or turned in.

The University Police Department offers motorist assistance which includes jump-starting vehicles or contacting emergency road services upon request.   

Potential criminal activity, suspicious persons and other emergencies on LSU Health Shreveport property may be reported directly by anyone.  

All persons associated with LSU Health Shreveport must wear their ID badge when on LSU Health property. 

The University Police Department provides police and security services for LSU Health Shreveport.  The safety and security of our students, faculty, employees, patients, and visitors here at LSU Health are of utmost importance.  The University Police Department, in conjunction with the other LSU Health Shreveport departments, strives to provide a safe campus.  However, a truly safe campus can only be achieved through the cooperation of all persons who use, visit and work on the campus.  You can contribute to a safe environment by supporting your University Police Department in its efforts and by utilizing preventative measures to reduce the opportunity for criminal acts.   

Parking Citations

University Police Officers issue LSU Health Shreveport parking citations.  Once a parking citation has been issued, it is forwarded to the Auxiliary Services Parking Office where payments are made and appeals are accepted and forwarded to the Parking Committee for review.  You may contact the Parking Office at (318) 675-7651. 


University Police
On Campus Emergency Calls
(318) 675-6165
(318) 675-6233


Crime Hotline
(318) 675-3873


Director – University Police
Vaughn Burris
Administration Building
Room 1-104
(318) 675-6161


Associate Director – University Police
Jody Blackwell
Administration Building
Room 1-105
(318) 675-6168

Investigations Division
Captain Scott Phillips
B-Building Room G-213
(318) 675-6164


Lt. Olishia King
B-Building Room G-213
(318) 675-8345


Patrol Division
Captain Jamie Walker
A-Building Room G-110
(318) 675-7842

Campus Policies

Alcoholic Beverages

LSU Health Shreveport seeks to encourage and sustain an academic environment that both respects individual freedom and promotes the health, safety and welfare of all members of its community. In keeping with these objectives, LSU Health Shreveport has established a policy governing the possession, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on LSU Health Shreveport property which conforms to Louisiana state law.

Possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on property owned or controlled by LSU Health Shreveport is prohibited. Under age possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages on property owned or controlled by LSU Health Shreveport is prohibited. Intentionally or knowingly selling or intentionally or knowingly "furnishing" alcoholic beverages to persons under the age of 21 or to persons obviously inebriated is not permitted on property owned or controlled by LSU Health Shreveport.

Illegal Drugs

LSU Health Shreveport does not condone possession, use or distribution of illegal drugs by anyone in any LSU Health Shreveport facility. Any person known to be possessing, using, or distributing such illegal drugs is subject to disciplinary action and possible arrest, imprisonment or fine according to Louisiana State Law. 

Weapons Possession

In compliance with Louisiana State Law, the introduction of contraband on the grounds or in the facilities owned or controlled by LSU Health Shreveport is prohibited. Weapons include firearms, explosives, knives and straight razors.

Missing Student Notification

Anyone who suspects that an LSU Health Shreveport student is missing should immediately contact the LSU Health Shreveport Police Department at 318-675-6165. LSU Health Shreveport Police will begin an investigation in order to determine whether the student is missing. Once LSU Health Shreveport Police investigates and determines that the student has been missing for more than 24 hours, the university will notify other local law enforcement agencies and the student’s emergency contact within 24 hours after the student is determined to be missing. Contacts to local law enforcement agencies will be made whether or not the missing student has designated a contact person. The university will notify the designated contacts within 24 hours after the student is determined to be missing. If a student is under the age of 18 and is not emancipated, the university will notify the custodial parent within 24 hours after the student is determined to be missing. Any contact person that the student has designated will also be contacted within 24 hours after the student is determined to be missing. Any contact information provided by the student will be registered confidentially and will be accessible only to authorized university and law enforcement officials. Additionally, the contact information will not be disclosed outside of a missing person investigation.

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