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FSUPD Event Policy

The Fitchburg State University Police Department is responsible for providing police services on campus and for coordinating and determining police staffing at all events on campus such as parties, dances, rallies, lectures, dignitary visits, sporting events, etc., including those events/functions sponsored by non-university organizations. Adequate security and crowd management are integral aspects of event planning and all event sponsors and organizers (i.e., student organizations, departments, students, faculty and staff) share in the responsibility for the safety and well-being of audience members, participants, performers and workers.

How To Notify FSUPD About Your Event

FSUPD has put together a Security Event Review Form to help determine whether a police/security detail is needed for your event. Requests for Police Department staffing for events should be made as far in advance as possible and must be submitted online, at least four weeks prior to the event.

For further assistance, , Tuesday through Saturday 7:00 am– 3:00pm, please contact: Lieutenant William Fisher Wfisher@fitchburgstate.edu . You may contact the FSUPD on-duty shift supervisor at 978-665-3111 at any time.

Detail Security Rates/cancellation Policy

In order to avoid billing, cancellation must be received by FSUPD twelve (12) hours prior to the start of the requested detail. Contact Lieutenant William Fisher Wfisher@fitchburgstate.edu. If calling after hours, you may contact the FSUPD on-duty shift supervisor at 978-665-3111.

If cancellation is not received, a four (4) hour minimum for each of the requested detail officers shall be billed. For further information regarding Detail Rates contact Lieutenant William Fisher Wfisher@fitchburgstate.edu Rates effective July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2017


Fitchburg State University Police Department Event Request Form

The Fitchburg State University Police Department (FSUPD) is authorized and responsible for providing police/security services and determining security staffing at all events/functions on campus (such as parties, dances, rallies, lectures, special speakers, dignitary visits, sporting events, etc.) including those events/functions sponsored by non-university organizations.

The purpose of FSUPD Officers at events is for the safety and security of participants, the enforcement of laws and University policies and the protection of University property. FSUPD officers are also present to assist the event sponsor and event organizer in having a safe and successful event for everyone.

All event sponsors and coordinators (i.e., student organization, department, student, faculty or staff) have a responsibility for the safety and well-being of audience members and participants, as well as performers and workers. Adequate security and crowd management are integral aspects of event planning, intended to minimize actual and potential risk to all parties.

Determining FSUPD police staffing at a campus event will be based on nature of event and several factors associated with the event. IF NO SECURITY ISSUES OR RISKS ARE PRESENT THERE MAY BE NO NEED FOR AN OFFICER, HOWEVER THAT DETERMINATION WILL BE MADE BY THE FSU POLICE DEPARTMENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE EVENT SPONSOR/ORGANIZER.

Fill out this form and FSUPD will then follow up with an email to confirm the status of your need for a security detail.