Safety & Security


Emergency Phone Numbers

Campus Hours Number
Gadsden 24 hours 256-312-2132
Ayers 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. 256-835-5410 or 256-310-8365
Cherokee 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. 256-613-7535 or 256-312-2144

Other non-emergency calls for the Police and Public Safety Department can be made to 256-549-8611 (Office) or 256-549-8300 (Gadsden Switchboard)

Other Important Numbers

Department Hours Number
 Mail Services  6 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Ext. 8618 or 256-312-4517
 Transportation, Events & Scheduling Requests  6 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Ext. 8613 or 256-458-4386


Parking and Traffic Regulations

NOTE: All assessed fees listed under moving vehicle and parking violations will be doubled if they are not paid within seven (7) calendar days of the assessment.


Jay Freeman
Chief of Police

For events and schedules, contact Mark Light at

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Police and Public Safety Department Parking Ticket Appeal Form

Transportation Policies and Procedures Manual

Safety & Security Handbook

Parking and Traffic Regulations

Crime Statistics Report

Fire Safety Report

2022 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

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Annual Security & Fire Safety Report