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Police and Campus Safety

Welcome to the Grayson College Department of Public Safety & Emergency Managements webpage. Thank you for taking a moment to view the valuable information we have gathered here. The Department is tasked with the overall safety and security of the Grayson College Campus Community which includes all students, employees, visitors and college owned property. We achieve this important charge by enlisting the support of our community, through campus wide education and with comprehensive planning and preparedness activities.

Within these pages you will be able to explore the various ways in which you can help maintain the safe learning, working and living environment here at Grayson College. We welcome all comments, commendations and complaints in regards to our services and our staff and invite you to have your issues heard through our Comments tab on the left hand side. We look forward to hearing from you!

-Chief Jackie Thomas


The Grayson College Police Department provides law enforcement and security services to all components of Grayson College including academic campuses, student housing, athletic events and satellite facilities throughout Grayson County.

The department consists of 7 certified Police Officers, 3 Courtesy Officers, and the Crime Records Coordinator. To provide a safe campus for our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the department has certified police officers and/or PSO on patrol. Unarmed Public Safety Officers work closely with our Patrol Officers by constantly patrolling campus properties and staffing fixed posts at various facilities.

Patrol is the core of the Grayson College Police Department. These officers are the ones who answer calls for service, respond to alarms and enforce state criminal and traffic laws in addition to the policies of Grayson College.  

Mission Statement

The Grayson College Police Department will contribute to Grayson College having a safe and secure educational environment by providing a professional law enforcement department dedicated to deterring crime, educating and ensuring personal safety, and effective emergency management planning through joint partnership with our entire college community.

Vision Statement

As an effective law enforcement and educational policing agency the department will strive to:

  • Keep our community safe and informed through respectful interaction and equitable application of the law
  • Adhere to the educational policing standards by combining innovative crime prevention programs with enforcement strategies that create an optimal learning environment for student success
  • Build positive relationships with our campus communities and service area through collaboration
  • Be a valued asset by providing the maximum level of service in a professional and courteous manner

Contact the College Police Department at 903-463-8777 during regular business hours. After hours call or text 903-814-3343 or phone 903-893-4388.