Campus Police

police badge

 Ferrum College Campus Police Department

 The Ferrum College Police Department is a Certified Police Department through the Department of Criminal Justice. All officers are appointed by the Circuit Court and receive complete law enforcement training at the Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy in Salem, Virginia. Officers have arrest powers on the college campus and in the Blue Ridge Magisterial District of Franklin County. The police department works with other agencies from other jurisdictions, such as State Police, Franklin County, Federal agencies, etc.

The department provides safety and services to the college community and encourages students to participate in ride-alongs, work-study assignments and other programs. The Police Department encourages accurate and prompt reporting of all crimes to the campus police or an appropriate police agency.

The department is located in the Ferrum College Welcome Center, adjacent to the new Ferrum Mercantile on Route 40 before the college. (see campus map).

  • For non-emergency calls, dial (540) 365-4255 to contact the Police Department.
  • After hours, you may dial (540) 365-4444 to contact the Police Department.
  • For emergency calls, dial 911!

View Clery Act Information and the Annual Security Report
View Annual Security and Fire Report Notice