FSU Police Department

FSU announces national search for Assistant Vice President for Safety and Chief of Police

Florida State University has announced a national search for the position of Assistant Vice President for Safety and Chief of Police. The Chief of Police is entrusted with the leadership and day-to-day management of all law enforcement, public safety and security operations for Florida State University. They will have ultimate authority over all law enforcement […]

FSU brings together local law enforcement and criminology researchers at new real-time crime center

Florida State University will soon become the home of a state-of-the-art Real-Time Crime Center that will bring together the Tallahassee area’s law enforcement agencies and some of the nation’s leading criminology researchers in an effort to make the community safer. The new RTCC will act as a hub for collaboration between the 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 […]

Five new police officers, two K-9s join FSUPD

Florida State University Police Chief Terri Brown swore in five new police officers and the department’s first two K-9s during a ceremony Jan. 24. Officers Tiffany Spears, Craig Kistner, Matt Hedges, John Beeman and David Taczak, along with K-9s Tomahawk and Nera, have joined the force. “FSUPD is excited about the addition of its newest […]

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 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:  Pre-Game […]

FSU Police Department offers traffic tips for Florida State-Boise State football game day

FAQ for FSU-Boise State Football Game The Florida State University Police Department is working diligently to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for fans who will be attending Saturday’s Florida State-Boise football game. The game, originally scheduled to be played in Jacksonville, has been moved to Tallahassee due to the threat of Hurricane Dorian. The […]

Brown appointed Florida State University chief of police

Assistant Vice President for Public Safety and Chief of Police David Perry accepts position at UNC Florida State University Vice President for Finance and Administration Kyle Clark has appointed Terri Brown to serve as Chief of Police, effective August 31. Brown will become the first woman to serve as chief of police at Florida State. […]

FSU Police win traffic safety award

The Florida State University Police Department has been recognized for its commitment to traffic and pedestrian safety. FSUPD placed first in traffic safety in the University Police Division of the 2019 Florida Law Enforcement Challenge, a Florida Department of Transportation program rewarding agencies that are leaders in traffic safety. The challenge supports the goal of encouraging […]

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 produce educational active shooter video

The Florida State University Police Department has produced an educational video that provides potentially lifesaving information to prepare the campus community and public for the possibility of active shooter situations. Florida State University has adopted “Run. Hide. Fight.,” the national law enforcement model that is designed to educate and prepare citizens to deal with an […]