FSU Police Department

FSU Police Department recognized for commitment to traffic and pedestrian safety

The Florida State University Police Department placed first in traffic safety in the Champions Category of the 2020 Florida Law Enforcement Challenge Awards, a Florida Law Enforcement Liaison Program (LEL) rewarding agencies that are leaders in traffic safety. Chief Terri Brown accepted the award from Andrew Johnson, a Law Enforcement Liaison Program Area Representative, at […]

FSUPD’s Chief Brown to serve on Florida Police Chiefs Association’s new subcommittee on accountability and societal change

Florida State University Police Chief Terri Brown has been named as a member of the Florida Police Chiefs Association’s newly formed Subcommittee on Accountability and Societal Change and cited the 8 Can’t Wait guidelines as a starting point for the subcommittee’s discussions.   8 Can’t Wait is a national campaign advocating for police departments to make eight major changes to policy […]

Terri Brown sworn in as first female FSU chief of police

In the picturesque and historic Dodd Hall, longtime Florida State University police officer Terri Brown was sworn in as FSU’s first female chief of police. In front of dozens of family, friends and FSU supporters, FSU President John Thrasher opened the Sept. 6 event thanking Brown for taking on her new role. “She has the […]

Tallahassee and FSU police departments offer tips for a safe, enjoyable football game day experience

The Tallahassee and Florida State Police Departments are working diligently to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all of the 84,000-plus visitors who come to enjoy the home football games. In preparation for upcoming FSU and FAMU football games, they are reminding fans of the traffic pattern around the downtown area. TRAFFIC INSTRUCTIONS: Fans are […]

FSU Police Department earns highest level of state accreditation

The Florida State University Police Department was awarded its fifth consecutive certificate of reaccreditation Nov. 1 during a conference of the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation in Weston. The FSUPD earned the commission’s Excelsior Recognition, the highest level of achievement in Florida accreditation a criminal justice agency can receive. The Excelsior Recognition program distinguishes some […]

FSUPD motorsports team rides again to promote safety

Florida State University’s Motorsports Team, operated by the FSU Police Department, is on the road again to promote motorcycle safety across the state. Sgt. Jason Harris and Officer Brett Sheffield of FSUPD joined members of the Florida Motorcycle Safety Coalition as they delivered a proclamation from Gov. Rick Scott to the Florida Highway Patrol in […]