William & Mary

About the W&M Police

The Department is responsible for:Police Car

W&M police officers are professionally trained to meet the standards set forth by the by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. Officers have complete police authority on all property owned or controlled by the College, as well as, roadways running through the property or adjoining the property.  

W&M Police provide first response for a crime, suspicious circumstance, medical crisis, alarms, and other critical incidents.

W&M Police provide a number of services associated with personal and campus safety.

  • Rape Aggression Defense Training classes for students.
  • Personal safety plans.
  • Temporary ID Cards.
  • Immediate community needs, even if the request is not a “typical” police call.  

For more information, see our brochure inside and outside.