The University Police Department is a multi-functional service agency dedicated to the protection of the University community through local, state, and federal laws. Crime prevention and campus safety are shared responsibilities that require the cooperation and involvement of students and employees alongside full-time officers who have been certified by the N.C. Attorney General's Office. Officers patrol the entire campus on foot, Segways, and in marked/unmarked University Police vehicles. Services provided by University Police include traffic control, engraving, educational seminars, a 24-hour emergency number, vehicle entry service for lock-outs, vehicle jump-starts, and safety escort service on campus. The University Police Department is located in the Poston Center and operates on a 24-hour basis.