LSU Health Shreveport University Police Department encourages prompt and accurate reporting of all crimes to University Police and appropriate police agencies, even when the victim of a crime elects to or is unable to make such a report. If you are a victim or witness any criminal or suspicious activity, fire, or other emergency you are urged to notify the University Police in a timely manner by dialing 318-675-6165 or 911, or by using the LSU Shield App on your smartphone. In the event of an emergency or ongoing threat, please get to a safe location first and then report the incident.

Regardless of how you decide to report these incidents, it is critical for the safety of the entire LSU Health Shreveport community that you report all incidents in a timely manner which allows University Police to assess the complaint for the purpose of issuing timely warnings or emergency notifications. It will also ensure if an investigation or any appropriate follow-up actions need to be taken.  When someone chooses not to report the incident; we encourage survivors to at least consult a confidential resource to receive important counseling and referral information. Remember you do not have to file a report to obtain these services.

University Police also records and monitors, when notified by local law enforcement agencies, any criminal activity by students at non campus locations of student organizations officially recognized by the university (LSU Health Shreveport does not have any on- or off-campus housing facilities). University Police makes every effort to provide a record of the incident to the Dean’s Office for review and follow-up action.  There are three schools that comprise the LSU Health Shreveport community (School of Allied Health Professions, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Medicine) and each have their own policies that outline standards of conduct governing their constituents and provide procedures for sanctioning violations of those standards.  Allegations of student misconduct are forwarded to the designated official at the school the student attends for review.  Employee matters are forwarded to Human Resources for review. When appropriate, an incident will be referred to the Title IX Office for review. 


LSU Health Shreveport has many identified CSAs on campus; however, campus community members may also contact the following numbers to report crimes:

CSA Reporting Phone Numbers:

Title IX Coordinator

School of Medicine

School of Allied Health

School of Graduate Studies

Registrar’s Office

Academic & Student Affairs

Voluntary, Confidential Reporting

LSU Health Shreveport understands and respects that a victim may not wish to pursue a criminal investigation and that is ultimately their decision.  Some victims may feel reluctant to file reports due to the process, the chance of losing their anonymity, or fear retaliation for having made a protected disclosure or for cooperating with an investigation.  In those circumstances, victims are encouraged to file a voluntary, confidential report to one of the designated CSAs.  

If an individual requests confidentiality when reporting, depending upon the circumstances of the crime, it may be able to be filed confidentially.  Personal identifying information will not be disclosed on the online CSA Reporting Form without the individual’s permission or as required by law.  Initials can be used, but only if the individual agrees.  This will help ensure incidents are not double counted.  Only general information about incidents will be included in the report, such as nature of the crime, date, time, and general location of the incident without revealing their identity.  The purpose is to comply with their wish to keep the matter confidential, while taking steps to enhance the future safety of the victim and others in the community.  It also allows the University to keep an accurate record of the number of incidents involving students, employees, and visitors to determine where there is a pattern of crime with regard to a particular location, method, or assailant; and alert the campus community to potential danger.  Reports filed in this manner are counted and disclosed in the annual crime statistics for the University. 

There may be instances when the university must act regardless of the wishes of the complainant or reporting party; therefore, confidentiality is not always promised.   Disclosure may be legally required if the reported conduct poses a threat of serious harm to the reporting party or others or if the reported conduct involves suspected abuse or neglect of a minor.  Allegations involving sexual harassment (including sexual violence) must be reported to the University’s Title IX Coordinator.  All reasonable steps will be taken to honor these requests as permitted by state law or university processes.