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Officer Training and Affiliations

The offices of the Lasell University Police Department provide professional police officers to protect the campus 24 hours a days 365 days a year. The offices are located at 80 Maple St., Auburndale, MA., and are accessible around the clock.

The officers receive their police authority from Chapter 22C Section 63 of the Massachusetts General Laws, and all officers are sworn Deputy Sheriffs in Middlesex County. They are graduates of state certified police academies that are conducted by either the Massachusetts State Police or the Municipal Police Training Council. In addition officers are required to attend a minimum of 40 hours of annual in-Service training, along with annual firearms recertification, to insure they remain updated on all aspects of law enforcement.

The department is also a member of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Officers, the Northeast Colleges and University Security Association and the Massachusetts Association of College and University Public Safety Directors. Membership in these organizations allows the department to remain up to date in campus crime trends and provides officers and administrators with valuable information on issues occurring on local campuses.

The department has complete police authority to apprehend and arrest any individual involved in illegal acts on-campus and in areas immediately adjacent to the campus. In addition to utilizing the court system, the Lasell University Police may also refer an individual to the University judicial system for minor offenses or violations of University rules and regulations. The Lasell Police work closely with the Newton Police Department in the enforcement of all local and state laws, and share criminal investigation resources when necessary.

The Lasell University Police Department can be reached for any emergency by calling extension 2279 from any campus phone, or 617-243-2279 from non-campus phones. For routine business or questions individuals can dial extension 2269 from any on campus phone, or 617-243-2269 from any non-campus phone.