Greetings from the Chief

Welcome to the Prairie View A&M University Police Department web-site. The PVAMU-Police Department is staffed by officers who have full law enforcement authority, uniquely tailored to preserve the educational process on the campus of Prairie View A&M University.  Our primary mission is to provide safety and security for all students, faculty, staff and visitors to the Prairie View A&M University campus.

We currently serve a growing population of students totaling approximately 8,000 students on an on-going basis.  The Prairie View A&M University Police Department has a close working relationship with the surrounding law enforcement agencies in the Waller County region of the State of Texas.  This relationship includes the Waller County Sheriff’s Department, City of Prairie View Police Department, City of Hempstead Police Department, City of Waller Police Department, City of Brookshire Police Department, Texas Department of Public Safety, Harris County Sheriff’s Office, and the Greater Houston Police Department.  UPD personnel provide a variety of programs and services designed to support all campus activities and special needs.