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Assistance Call Boxes

The UT Arlington Police Department maintains a network of 227 emergency phones in many of the campus buildings and over 82 outdoor assistance call boxes around campus. These assistance call boxes have a blue light on top and are clearly marked "Assistance."  Pushing the call button activates a direct connection with the UT Arlington PD that automatically pinpoints the caller's location.

Assistance Call Box 

Pushing a call button when there is NO EMERGENCY is the same as making a false report to law enforcement - a Class B misdemeanor punishable by up to 180 DAYS IN JAIL AND/OR A FINE OF $2000.