Actually the answer is "Yes". Southern University at Shreveport Police Officers have full police and arrest powers anywhere in the state of Louisiana. They have all undergone a series of testing and education mandated by Louisiana POST (Peace Officers Standards in Training). They must maintain this training annually to remain certified.
There are ten sworn officers at the college, including the Chief of Police.
There are University Police on-duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including weekends and holidays. Officers patrol the Martin Luther King campus, the Metro Center, and the Aerospace Technology Center. While on patrol, they can be reached by calling 318-286-6647
Theft is the most common and occurs when someone leaves a valuable item "for just a moment" as they go to the restroom, bookshelf, or get a cup of coffee. When they return, the valuable is gone. Please don't leave anything for even a moment. If you see anyone suspicious lurking around, call police.
These questions come up rather frequently in the parking lots. There is no minimum requirement of parking citations. The parking citations are necessary to help ensure ample parking for all those with a valid permit.