The Lamar Institute of Technology (LIT) Safety and Security Department consists of a team of officers dedicated to keeping students, employees, and campus guests and facilities safe. Services provided by the department include safety escorts to vehicles, assistance changing a tire, providing a battery jump, event security and more. For assistance, contact 409-257-0073 or

Contact Information
Name Title Phone
Becky Gentry Director of Safety (409) 257-0073
Darnella Cooper Campus Safety Officer (409) 247-4734
Markquinn Edwards Campus Safety Officer (409) 247-4734
Freddie Young Campus Safety Officer (409) 247-4748
Lamar University Campus Police Department
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LIT also contracts shared services from the Lamar University Campus Police Department. University police are also charged with enforcing university and system's regulations, all state, local and federal laws.

Officers working for the university are licensed peace officers for the state of Texas. They have countywide jurisdiction. There are blue Emergency Call Stations located on the Institute campus that will send direct alerts to the LUPD 24 hours a day. The LUPD is located at 211 Red Bird Ln. Beaumont, TX 77710. Emergency Line: 409-880-8311. Non-Emergency: 409-880-8307.