About Us


Our mission is to provide professional police services in partnership with the community we serve. Through our words and our actions, Emory Police Department strives to be an engaged partner and informed leader in the field of higher education policing. 


Emory Police Department Values

Trust

We treat people with dignity and respect, fostering a safe and inclusive campus for all.

Transparency

We post crime data and policies are available to all, along with a simple process to share feedback on how we serve the community.

Community Partnership

We are cultivating lasting relationships through candid and consistent communication and community outreach.

Procedural Justice

We adopt nationally recognized best practices designed to increase confidence in our work and our officers. EPD strives to be a leader in the field of higher education policing.

EPD Serves and Protects:

  • 15,000 students
  • 15,000 faculty and staff
  • 20,000 Emory Healthcare employees
  • 170 Emory/Atlanta campus buildings
  • 28 Emory/Oxford campus buildings
  • 6 Midtown campus buildings and 3 parking garages
  • View our interactive campus map

Additionally, EPD officers protect the Yerkes National Primate Research Center.

Our Team

  • 52 sworn officers who serve the Emory University, Oxford College, and Emory University Hospital Midtown campuses
  • 29 administrative staffers

Gender and Ethnicity (Sworn Staff)

Gender of sworn staffThis chart displays a visual of the percentage of sworn staff by gender.MaleMen make up 74% of sworn staffFemaleWomen make up 26% of sworn staffSworn staffGender

This chart displays a visual of the percentage of sworn staff by gender.

Ethnicity of sworn staffThis chart displays a visual of the percentage of sworn staff by ethnicity.People of ColorPeople of Color make up 61% of sworn staffWhiteWhite people make up 39% of sworn staffSworn staffEthnicity

This chart displays a visual of the percentage of sworn staff by ethnicity.

Jurisdiction and Law Enforcement Partners

Our jurisdiction spans DeKalb, Fulton, and Newton Counties, covering 500 yards beyond our campus borders. EPD’s sworn officers partner with the Atlanta Police, DeKalb County Police, the City of Oxford Police, and other law enforcement agencies to serve the greater Emory community. EPD also provides management oversight for electronic security systems (access control, alarms, and CCTV systems) and physical facility security services within the university. 

Diversity

Our department seeks to uphold the dignity and rights of all through fair treatment, honest dealing, and respect. Like our diverse Emory community, EPD strives to set high standards for law enforcement, including recruiting and retaining individuals from diverse backgrounds. 

Connection

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EPD Leadership


Our Team

EPD leaders are committed to fostering a safe and inclusive campus for all. Our goal is to set a new standard for campus law enforcement through strong community outreach and procedural justice. 

MEET OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
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Emory Precinct and Headquarters:
1784 N. Decatur Road
Suite G01
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
Oxford Campus:
402 W. Moore Street
Oxford, Georgia 30054
Midtown Campus:
478 Peachtree Street
Suite OL812
Atlanta, Georgia 30308