From the Interim Chief of Police Welcome to the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Police Department website. The UAHPD is a full-service police department providing 24-hour patrol coverage, investigative services, and crime prevention strategies to the university community. We are committed to ensuring the safety of our students, faculty, staff, and guests. No matter what brings you to our beautiful campus, the UAH Police Department is here to protect and enhance the security and well-being of our community. We encourage each and every one of you to act in partnership with the Police Department to address crime and quality of life issues, as well as increase the public’s understanding of law enforcement. Please explore our website to learn more about us and the services we provide. On behalf of the men and women of the UAH Police Department, we are very honored to serve you! Thank you, Steven D. Anderson Assistant Vice-President for Public SafetyInterim Chief of Police UAH Police Advisory Council UAH creates Police Advisory Council to serve as a connection between the UAH campus community and UAHPD. Read more about their charge and the committee. About the UAH Police Department The UAH Police Department is a fully empowered state law enforcement agency dedicated to The University of Alabama in Huntsville. The department is a unit within the Finance and Administration division. Each UAH officer, like their state and municipal counterparts, must meet the strict standards established by the Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC). We are proud to serve the UAH community and are here to protect life and property, prevent and deter crime, provide crime prevention services and programs, and facilitate the safe movement of pedestrians and vehicles on the campus. However, our success also depends on the partnership between the university community and the police. This partnership is an essential element in making our campus a safe place. We hope this website will provide you with valuable information about our campus, the police department, and the services we offer. Mission To serve and support UAH by recognizing the changing needs of a growing university and the role its police department has in addressing those needs. To that end, we pledge EXCELLENCE, INITIATIVE, and INTEGRITY while fulfilling our fundamental duties to preserve the peace, reduce criminal opportunity, and promote a quality of life that is conducive to learning and working. Values We of the UAH Police Department recognize and value our contributions to the quality of campus life and a safe environment in our community through the provision of professional law enforcement services. We will meet the challenge of providing these services by basing our thoughts and actions on the following shared values. Service to our Community We value the opportunity to provide service in a manner that is fair, courteous, responsive and efficient. An attitude of respect for and the protection of the worth, dignity and rights of all is the foundation of our law enforcement agency. Integrity We value candor, honesty, and ethical behavior in members of our department. We are committed to uphold our positions of trust by maintaining the highest ethical standards as set forth in the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics. Responsibility and Accountability We value the need for effective use of our resources and to provide a spirit of openness in communication with our community. We will be responsible for our actions, willing to admit our mistakes and ensure that our behavior earns the support and trust of all segments of the public. Professionalism We value professionalism and offer a clear sense of commitment, perspective and direction. We seek to foster professionalism by creating an environment that encourages teamwork, innovation, and constant evaluation of ourselves. We are dedicated to quality, timeliness and excellence in our service to the University community. Pride and Satisfaction in Our Profession We believe our work to be a source of enjoyment and satisfaction and we are proud of our accomplishments as an integral part of the UAH community. We enjoy serving the law enforcement profession and the university community. Emergency and Non-Emergency Phone Numbers EMERGENCY: 6911 from Campus phones EMERGENCY: 256.824.6911 from any phone Non-Emergency: 256.824.6596 OFF-CAMPUS EMERGENCY: 911 from any phone What to do in an emergency Like us on Facebook! The UAH Police Department is on Facebook! Make sure you hit LIKE to get the latest updates.