The Security Division consists of 22 Security Officers and a
Security Supervisor who strive to serve the Savannah State
University community in a prompt, courteous, and professional
Security Officers are the extra ears and eyes for the Public
Safety Officers. They assist in the protection of life and
property, consistent with normal safety precautions. Security
Officers responsibilities include patrolling campus grounds on
foot or in vehicle, manning security gates checking all vehicles
for proper registration to issue campus citations for
unregistered vehicles, logging in all visitors; insuring
buildings are secure after hours, making written reports
regarding suspicious activity, assist the public and give
directions and information about the University to visitors.
Security Officers also man fixed posts or reception desks in
Residence Halls as needed, lock/unlock doors as necessary,
responds to incidents requiring documentation after hours.
Security officers are assigned to 3 eight hour shifts to assist
the Police officers. Their efforts increase the visibility of
the Public Safety Department campus wide and allow sworn
officers to focus on police duties.