Mercer Police Department

Stay Safe!  Follow These Steps!

  • Always be aware of your surroundings
  • Lock doors behind you
  • Keep valuables out of sight
  • If you drink, drink responsibly - Don't drink and drive
  • Don't believe everything people tell you

  • Never loan out ID cards

Download the Safety Tips (PDF)

Firearms, Weapons, Ammunition

Firearms/weapons/ammunition are not allowed in Mercer University campus or Regional Academic Center (RAC) facilities except when required for students who are in uniform (police, law enforcement officers, etc.) in an official duty status.


All other weapons are prohibited including, but not limited to, hunting weapons, BB guns, stun guns, air rifles, air pistols, paintball guns, bowie knives, daggers, dirks, slingshots, leaded canes, metal knife sharpeners, switchblade knives, blackjacks, metallic knuckles, and any sharp, pointed or edged instrument (except instructional supplies, unaltered nail files and clips, and tools used solely for preparation of food, instruction, and maintenance).
All fireworks or explosives (defined as any substance prepared for the purpose of producing visible or audible effects by combustion, explosion, or detonation) are forbidden.
Mercer student Chris Lee has graciously created a video showing how firearms, weapons, ammunition are checked  in.  The video can be found at .

Report Suspicious Behavior Or People To Mercer Police


  • Macon (478) 301-HELP (4357)
  • Atlanta (678) 547-6358