Contact Information

For all life-threatening fire or medical emergencies, please dial 911.

TTY users please dial 711 for non-emergencies to be connected to the Florida Relay Service. Tell them you wish to dial 941-487-4210 to contact the Campus Police Dispatch Center.

Main Number: 941-487-4210
Administrative Fax: 941-487-4799
Dispatch Fax: 941-487-4366

The department is located at 501 College Drive (CPD) on the New College of Florida Campus. The department’s dispatch office is always open, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The mailing address is: 5800 Bay Shore Road, CPD, Sarasota, FL 34243.


Campus Police are proud members of the Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA), the Tampa Bay Police Chief’s Association (TBAPCA), the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA), and the Association of Public Safety-Communications Officials (APCO). As state-certified law enforcement officers, our primary mission is to protect you and your property. Report all suspicious persons, accidents and/or incidents to the campus police immediately.

Procedures for Compliments/Complaints

If you would like to register a concern, complaint or compliment about a Campus Police employee, please contact Captain Kathleen Vacca at or Chief Michael Kessie at You can also call 941-487-4210.  We encourage the community to help us improve on our weaknesses and let us know about our strengths when we do something positive. There is also a Campus Police Service Survey where you can give a quick comment about police services.


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State and Federal Initiatives

Campus Police has participated in the voluntary US Department of Justice National Use-of-Force Data Collection initiative since its inception in January 2019 and the voluntary Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Use of Force Data Collection initiative since its inception in September 2020.

Campus Police fully complies with Presidential Executive Order #13929 on Safe Policing for Safe Communities.


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