Serving and Protecting the Seminary Campus Community

Southwestern Seminary Campus Police and Security Department work side by side to ensure maximum safety for all students, staff, faculty and visitors. All Campus Police Officers carry firearms, and are commissioned through TCOLE (Texas Commission On Law Enforcement).  All Campus Security Officers are also armed, and are commissioned as Level 3 Officers through the PSB (Private Security Borough).

SWBTS officers also provide special services unique to our campus setting. Those services include maintaining security of the campus buildings, property, and campus housing; providing crime prevention information to students, staff and faculty, providing safety escorts on the campus, vehicle and room unlocks, and vehicle jumpstarts.

The department is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and can be reached at 817-921-8888. A staff of professional Police and Security dispatchers is on hand to take your call and direct the proper personnel to assist you.  

Mission Statement

The mission of the Southwestern Seminary Police and Security Department is to serve and protect the campus community with professionalism, servanthood and vigilance, thus enhancing the campus life and Christ-centered learning environment. We are dedicated to meeting all challenges with the courage needed to accomplish our mission, while being truthful and trustworthy at all times. Always striving to do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with our God.

Contact Information

  • Campus Police number:  817-921-8888  (or 8888 from any campus phone)
  • Campus Security number:  817-923-1921 x 4357 (spells HELP)
  • Department Address: 4700 Townsend Drive Fort Worth, TX 76115
  • Email address:

Additional Resources

Parking & Vehicle Services Weapons Policy Appeal Citation House Watch Request EmployMent