Neighborhood Security Patrol


Washington University in St. Louis and the Washington University Police Department established the Neighborhood Security Patrol (NSP) to provide high-visibility night time security patrols to neighborhoods in which the university owns off-campus housing.

Through the use of these patrols, WUSTL intends to enhance safety and to assist in addressing student behavioral issues that may impact the quality of life for all residents of the area.

Three police officers and five licensed security officers, supervised by a WUPD sergeant, patrol designated neighborhoods and high-traffic walkways.

The security officers patrol in distinctively marked vehicles and wear hunter green shirts and tan pants.​