About the Emory Police Department

The Emory Police Department (EPD) provides security and police patrol services to the Emory community on three campuses: Main, Midtown, and Oxford. EPD provides specialized services including community relations, criminal investigations, and crime prevention to the Main, Midtown, and Oxford campuses and to some of Emory's satellite locations. EPD employs sworn and non-sworn personnel to fulfill the department's applicable missions, visions, and values:

  • the mission of the Emory Police Department: "It is the Mission of the Emory Police Department to provide professional police services in partnership with the community we serve,"
  • the mission of the Emory Department of Public Safety: "It is the Mission of the Emory Department of Public Safety to provide professional Police, Fire Safety, and Emergency Medical Services in partnership with the community we serve,"
  • the Emory Campus Services Mission, Vision, and Values, and
  • the Emory University Vision, Mission, and Principles.

Sworn and Non-Sworn Patrol

Sworn Law Enforcement Patrol

EPD provides sworn law enforcement patrol services to the Main Campus, the Emory Midtown Hospital Campus, and to the Oxford College Campus.

Non-Sworn Security Patrol

EPD provides non-sworn security patrols on the Main Campus and within the Emory University libraries.

Specialized Services

The Emory Police Department has several specialized sections that provide services to the public and to other members of the police department. These services include investigative, outreach, and support roles.

Emory University Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran’s status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law.  Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination.  Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, state and federal regulations regarding non-discrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and non-discrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.  Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Office of Equal Opportunity Programs, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg., Atlanta, GA  30322. Telephone 404/727-9867 (V) 404/712-2049 (TDD)