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Police substation enhances campus safety at Auburn University

AUBURN – Auburn University and the Auburn Police Division have joined together to provide a police substation on campus where officers can gather, meet with students and respond to campus emergencies.

“The new substation offers the potential for faster response to crimes on campus and serves as a visual deterrent to those intending to cause harm or damage to the university, ” said Vice President for Student Affairs Ainsley Carry. “Students, faculty and staff now have an additional resource to call on when reporting crimes or seeking officer assistance and the presence of APD officers is enhanced with a physical location for them to operate.”

The substation is located on the Heisman Drive side of the Student Center, adjacent to the Tiger Transit office and across the road from Jordan-Hare Stadium. The Student Center was selected because of its central location on campus and accessibility to all students, faculty and staff. The location also offers access for police cruisers to enter and exit the substation with minimal traffic.

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