Matthew Sandefur
Chief of Police/Security


Our security team is committed to achieving the highest standards of professional ethics, performance, and excellence while supporting an environment where academic values are allowed to develop.

Safety, Campus Police and Security

To contact Security: | 423.869.6911 |


The mission of Lincoln Memorial University’s Campus Police and Security Team is to provide and promote a safe and secure campus environment for our students, faculty, staff and visitors at the University, and our extended learning sites.  We embrace the values of professionalism, respect, integrity, dedication and excellence.

Office Location

The Campus Police and Security Office is located in the lower concourse (near the University Post Office) at the Tex Turner Arena. We are open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. The LMU Campus Police and Security Team is professionally trained and licensed by the State of Tennessee.


Our Campus Police and Security Team provides numerous services to the LMU Community, including but limited to:
  • Vehicle patrols
  • Foot patrols
  • Door locks and unlocks
  • Escort service after hours
  • Camera monitoring
  • Dispatching for both emergency and non emergency situations

Anonymous Tip Line

LMU Campus Police anonymous tip line. Click here for more information.

Tennessee Crime on Campus Report Information

Federal Crime on Campus Report Information