University Police records

University Police records

Dates: 1976-1995

Collection contains correspondence and meeting minutes documenting the activities of the BYU Police Department.

  • Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: UA 1175
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Restricted. Closed for 25 years after the creation of the records and thereafter open to the public after consultation with the University Archivist in accordance with the General Restriction Statement of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from University Police records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: UA 1175; University Police records; University Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: UA 1175, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Transferred from Records Management, October 2004.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Material Types; Provo (Utah)
Genre / Form
Corporate minutes; Letters
Appraisal Information
Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).
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Finding Aid Title
University Police records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Kim
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-24T04:24-0700
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Administrative History

The BYU Police Department had its origins in the 1950s under President Ernest L. Wilkinson. The small police force has since grown into a large organization with 33 State certified officers and a civilian staff of 153 personnel, serve and protect a campus community of some 35,000 students, University employees, and countless visitors.

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Cory Nimer
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