Security emergency number: 0151 231 2222 (Internal 2222)

The aim of LJMU's Security Service is to create a safe and secure environment by safeguarding the University’s students, staff, visitors, property and reputation.

The University Security Centre is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Security Centre monitors all CCTV, Intruder and Fire Alarms Systems across the University.  There are four teams of Security Officers each managed by a Security Supervisor providing 24/7 response across all campus areas.  All Security personnel have received extensive training and there are trained first aiders and fire marshals available at all times.

The University has a dedicated Merseyside Police Officer working with on-campus security services. His role is to offer advice and assistance in crime related incidents, to assist in detection and prevention of crime and is a direct liaison between community partners, student union and Merseyside Police.

Security administration deals with IT, access control, CCTV, public enquiries, lost and found property, security advice, car park permits and ID cards.

Contact LJMU Security 24/7 for assistance, advice or to report a crime

Security Control non emergencies: 0151 231 2083 / 2513

John Hawkyard
Head of Campus Support Security
0151 2315541

Gaynor Morris
Security Operations and Systems Manager
0151 231 5649

Martin Triggs
University Police Officer
0151 231 5541/5649

Reporting an incident

Don't stay quiet, act now

If you have something you wish report to Security such as a suspicious person or an occurrence you feel we should know about. Please do not hesitate to contact us. We will always respond.

Blue File

"Blue File" Reporting - is a covert way of alerting the security team that you are dealing with a person of an unpredictable nature and that the interaction has got to a point where you need a quick urgent response from the security team.

How to report

You are to call the emergency security line on 0151 231 2222 (2222 from an internal line) and give your name along with location and that you require the blue file brought to your location. This will signify to the control room operator that you require immediate assistance. The controller may ask several leading questions to ascertain additional information for the team for situational awareness, you should only answer if you feel it is safe to do so.

Members of the security team will then be dispatched as a priority to your location.

Please note
This is an emergency measure and should only be used as such as it will mean that the security team will make this response a priority to attend ASAP.

Faq Items

LJMU Security Helplines

UK Police Helplines