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Public Safety Authority Impact

Public Safety Authority

Fairmont State Police Officers are vested with full law enforcement powers and authority by virtue of West Virginia state law.

Uniformed officers provide 24-hour patrol protection throughout the campus including residence halls, parking lots, and other facilities.

The university is within the city limits of Fairmont and the University Police Department maintains a close working relationship with City of Fairmont Police Department.

Officers on duty maintain continuous two-way radio communication with City Police who are quick to respond to our requests for assistance.