Tuskegee University's Campus Police Officers are vested with law enforcement powers and responsibilities of a full police department. They are responsible for crime reports, investigations, emergencies, traffic accidents, and other incidents which requires police assistance.

Tuskegee University Students who assist the Tuskegee University Police Department are called student escort officers. They provide service to the campus by protecting life and property, detecting criminal activity using non-physical intervention techniques and reporting health, safety and environmental hazards.

The Central Dispatch Office is in operation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Dispatch staff is trained in emergency medical procedures, video surveillance systems and telecommunications.