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Public Safety and Security

The mission of the UAPB Police and Public Safety Department is to adhere to and enforce the rules and regulations as set by the University's administration, by the City of Pine Bluff, and by the State of Arkansas; to serve and protect, and to ensure a safe environment for the University community, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to deliver quality services in a professional and ethical manner.

Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

The Annual Security and Fire Report describes types of crimes, safety tips, identifies related safety programs, summary of all fires that occurred in on-campus housing for the past year, and resources in an effort to promote a safe and secure environment. This document is organized into the following various categories to provide useful information.

2009 Crime Report          
2010 Crime Report     
2011 Crime Report
2011 Crime Data Report    
Crisis Management Handbook (pdf)
Rave Alert – The RAVE Alert system is utilized to broadcast EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS to students and employees in the event of emergency. Users can register to receive EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION by selecting sign up for Rave alerts on the UAPB Home page or by going to
Sexual Offenders Notification Requirements
Information regarding sexual offenders is maintained and on file at the UAPB Police Department. In addition, the information is available at the Arkansas Crime Information Center at Information regarding sexual offenders is available upon request.
Fire Safety and Annual Reporting
The following Fire Safety Regulations exist for student residing on campus:
Periodic fire drills (twice per Academic Year) are performed to insure that residents know what to do in the event of a fire.  All residents must vacate the building at once using the nearest stairway exit.    Residents do not return to the building until campus police has investigated the situation then given the all clear signal.
In addition, throughout the academic year, bi-monthly Health and Safety Inspections are conducted per room in each residence hall. Information is disseminated to residents through residential handbook, “Guide to University Living, residential hall meetings and programs within each residence hall.
2009-2010 Fire Safety Report
If you have questions or concerns, please call ( 870) 575-7256.
Emergency Contact: 870-575-8102
Mr. Maxcie Thomas
Chief of Police