New name, new location for UNK Police Department

Police-Cruiser-6KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney Police Department has a new name and will have a new office.

Formerly UNK Police and Parking Services, the department is now UNK Police. Parking will continue to be a responsibility of that office.

On Tuesday (Sept. 20), the UNK Police Department will move to the Facilities Building on campus, located at 2501 19th Ave. The office is currently in the General Services Building.

UNK Police is responsible for the safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors on campus. In addition to enforcing all local, state and federal laws, UNK Police offer escorts from class late at night and provide free basic self-defense classes.

The department is also responsible for monitoring parking lots on campus, issuing parking permits to students, faculty, staff and visitors, and overseeing parking at special events.