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Brigham Young University. University Police



  • Existence: 1982-

Administrative History

The University Police is a law enforcement division of Brigham Young University. Previously known as Security/Police, they were renamed in 1982. The are responsible for protecting students, faculty, and staff, and for enforcing laws, rules, and regulations. The University Police have been administered by Robert W. Kelshaw (1982-2000), Larry A. Stott (2000-2018), and Chris Autry (2019- ).

University Police media releases, 1960-1998 (Brigham Young University, University Police)

BYU Organizational History Project website, via WWW, Oct. 22, 2013 (University Police; BYU University Police; law enforcement department at Brigham Young University; previously known as Security/Police, renamed in 1982; primary functions are to protect students, faculty, and staff of the university and to provide enforcement of laws, rules, and regulations; subordinate to Student Life; the Parking Services Office is a part of BYU Police; chiefs, Robert W. Kelshaw (1982-2000), Larry A. Stott (2000- ))

Brigham Young University website, via WWW, Aug. 5, 2020 (Chris Autry appointed Brigham Young University police chief, effective Jan. 1, 2019; Larry Stott retired from university in July 2018)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Administrative Meeting Minutes, 1993-1995

Identifier: UA 1175 Series 2
Scope and Contents

The series documents the administrative meetings of the department. Materials dated 1993-1995.

Dates: 1993-1995

Correspondence, 1976-1984

Identifier: UA 1175 Series 1
Scope and Contents

The series discusses the various activities of the BYU Police Department and documents their interaction with the University administration. Materials dated 1976-1984.

Dates: 1976-1984

University Police media releases

 Collection — Carton 1: [Barcode: 31197235217244]
Identifier: UA 5544
Scope and Contents

Includes media releases, original and photocopied newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to security and Police Department activity on Brigham Young University campus, 1960-1984 and 1990-1998.

Dates: 1960-1984; 1990-1998

University Police records

Identifier: UA 1175
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and meeting minutes documenting the activities of the BYU Police Department. Materials dated 1976-1995.

Dates: 1976-1995