“We recognize always that the power of the police to fulfill their functions and duties is dependent on public approval of their existence, actions and behavior, and on their ability to secure and maintain public respect.” – Sir Robert Peel
The Furman University Police Department is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus. Our officers practice authentic community policing, and work hard to build relationships that foster mutual trust and respect. We recognize that we play an integral role in the education process, and therefore seek to lead by example, practicing Justice, Mercy, and Faithfulness in the execution of our duties.
We are located in Estridge Commons and are available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
For emergencies, call 911
For non-emergencies, call 864.294.2111
Or use the LiveSafe App to contact dispatch directly
Interested in seeing the demographics for the encounters that Furman Police Officers have with the public? In compliance with South Carolina state law, the Furman University Police Department collects data regarding the age, gender, and race or ethnicity of the driver of the vehicle any time a motor vehicle is stopped without a citation being issued or an arrest being made. Those public contact reports are available for the Furman University Police Department and all law enforcement agencies in South Carolina at the following website: