Brigham Young University. Security/Police

In 1975, the Brigham Young University Security department became the Brigham Young University Security/Police department. The purpose of the department is to protect campus and to regulate on-campus parking. The Chief of Campus Security was Robert W. Kelshaw (1975-1982)

Variant names

Brigham Young University. Security/Police


Established: 1975

Abolished: 1982

Location: Provo, Utah (1975-1982)


The Security/Police provided protection on campus, maintaining contact with local police, offered fingerprinting, and controlled campus traffic and parking.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The BYU Security/Police department was subordinate to BYU Student Life from 1979-1980. It was also subordinate to the BYU Physical Plant Department from 1975-1979. The administrator of the BYU Security/Police department was the BYU Chief of Police.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1975)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Physical Plant Department (1975)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Student Life (1979)

Earlier unit: Brigham Young University. Security (1972)

Later unit: Brigham Young University. University Police (1982)

Subordinate unit: Brigham Young University. Security/Police. Traffic Division (1975)


Brigham Young University General Catalog of Course 1974-1975 p. 67 (BYU Security)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2010-00014

Creator: UPB