The mission of the Temple College Police Department is to provide a safe and secure surrounding which will ensure an environment permitting visitors, students, faculty, and staff to interact in a beneficial academic setting.

Call 254-298-8911

Officers are on duty or on call 24/7. The Campus Police Offices are located on the east campus.

Temple College Police Department Services

Report a Crime or Request Police Services

To report a crime or request police services, notify the Campus Police by dialing 8291 from any on-campus telephone. When dialing from a cell phone or other telephone, dial 254-298-8291. When a caller places a call, the caller needs to explain what the emergency is and give the location. When Campus Police arrives, officers will:

  • take a report
  • investigate emergencies and/or accidents
  • make lawful arrests of violators
  • issue citations when necessary
  • or handle the situation as needed

Remember: When calling in an emergency situation, remain calm so that you can be clearly understood and police assistance can reach you faster.

Obtaining a Police Report

For a copy of a police report taken by the Temple College Police Department, please contact the Chief of Police. Copies are provided at no charge.

Lost and Found

The Temple College Police Department is the central location for all Lost and Found items that are turned in. Any items found on or near Temple College property should be turned into the Campus Police. If an item has a name on it, Campus Police officers will try to contact that person by phone or email. It is important that individuals have names on items. Students attempting to claim a lost item will be expected to provide a reasonably accurate description to assure that the rightful owner receives the property. The Campus Police office is located in the west end of the Instructional Services Center. Persons may call 254-298-8291 to inquire about lost property.

Escorts

If at any time a person feels unsafe walking to his/her vehicle day or night, contact the Temple College Police and an Officer will come to your location to escort you to your vehicle.

Motorist Assistance

As a service to our college, we are available to provide limited vehicle assistance, such as dead batteries and other minor vehicle emergencies. Contact The Temple College Police Department, 254-298-8291, and an Officer will be dispatched to your location. We do not unlock vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where is the Temple College Police Department located?

A: The Campus Police Office is located on the east campus.

Q: What is the Temple College Police Department's phone number?

A: To contact Campus Police by phone, dial 254-298-8911.

Q: What are the Police Department hours?

A: The Temple College Police Department is open 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.

Q: What if I need an escort?

A: If at any time you feel unsafe walking to your vehicle day or night, contact the Temple College Police and an officer will come to your location to escort you to your vehicle.

Q: Where is the Lost and Found?

A: The Campus Police Department is the central location for all Lost and Found items that are turned in, to inquire about lost property, or to turn in found property please call 254-298-8911.

Q: Where do I get a Parking Permit?

A: Students will need to go to the Cashiers Office located in One College Centre (OCC). Faculty and Staff may obtain a permit at the Campus Police Department.

Q: How much does a Parking Permit cost?

A: Parking Permits are free for Students, Faculty and Staff.

Q: How can I appeal my ticket?

A: To appeal a ticket, contact the Student Life and Community Outreach Office at 254-298-8309 or complete the Student Ticket Appeals form online within five (5) business days after the violation was issued.

Q: Where can I pay my ticket?

A: At the Cashiers Office located in One College Centre (OCC).

Q: Where can I park?

A: Please view the Campus Parking Map on this website. For more information on the Parking Rules and Regulations, please refer to the Parking Information on this website.