Brigham Young University. Traffic Division (1982-1990)

The Brigham Young University Police Traffic Division is charged with the enforcement of campus parking and traffic regulations, along with the maintenance and collection of vehicle registration information. It was created from the Security/Police Traffic Division in 1982. It was succeeded by the Brigham Young University Police Traffic/Security Division in 1990. The administrator of the Traffic Division was BYU Police Chief Robert Kelshaw (1982-1990).

Variant names

Brigham Young University. University Police. Traffic Office


Established: 1982

Abolished: 1990

Location: Provo, Utah (1982-1990)


The Brigham Young University Police Traffic Division enforced parking rules and regulations, including vehicle registration.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The Traffic Division was a subdivision of the BYU University Police. Enforcement officers of the Traffic Division were state-certified police officers. The administrator of the University Police Traffic Division was the Chief of Police.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. University Police (1982-1990)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Traffic Office (1982)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. Traffic/Security Division (1990)

Associated Archival Materials

Subject of: Records, 1983-1987 (UA 1143)


Brigham Young University telephone directory 1982-83: p. 40-41 (University Police; Traffic Division)

Brigham Young University catalog, 1982-1983: p. 346 (Security/Police)

Brigham Young University catalog, 1983-1984: p. 348 (Functions of University Police; University Police and Traffic; University Police department; administered the University Police Traffic Division) p. 353 (administered by Robert W. Kelshaw)

Brigham Young University telephone directory 1990-1991: p. 41 (Traffic/Security Division)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00009

Creator: UPB