Archived Alerts (Inactive)

Notice: Potential Hazardous Weather

Faculty, staff and students,

There is the potential for inclement weather this evening and through the night that may make driving conditions hazardous, especially north and west of Farmville. Please exercise caution while traveling to and from campus tomorrow.

All Clear

NOTICE: Campus is secure. Police are still seeking two suspects, so continue to practice caution and report suspicious behavior.


There has been a robbery on South Street. Suspects were last seen in the vicinity of S. Virginia Street. Please practice caution and report any suspicious behavior to police at 434-395-2091. One suspect in custody. Additional suspects described by the victims as two black males, one wearing a black coat, white hoodie and was last seen wearing a camouflage mask. No further description on the 3rd suspect.

All Clear

All clear at Longwood. Resume normal activities, no further action is required.

Strong Armed Robbery Update

Longwood Police are looking for a male subject 5'10 - 5'11 last seen wearing a gray hoodie, black mask, black pants and black shoes. He was last seen running behind South Ruffner towards Venable Street. Please stay in a secure area until further notice. If you see anyone fitting this description please contact Campus Police at 434-395-2091 or call 911. Updates will be provided as needed at

Strong Armed Robbery

We have just had a strong armed robbery of a purse behind South Ruffner.

All Clear

NOTICE: All clear, the escaped inmates have been apprehended.


This morning, two inmates escaped from Piedmont Juvenile Detention Center in Farmville. They are described as a 17-year-old black male and a 17-year-old white male of Russian descent. Both are wearing blue jumpsuits, and neither are wearing shoes. A search is ongoing involving local and state police. Practice caution and call 911 to report suspicious behavior.

(Correction: The two inmates escaped from Piedmont Juvenile Detention Center, not Piedmont Regional Jail as originally reported.)

Weather Related

All clear at Longwood. Resume normal activities, no further action is required.

Severe Weather

A severe weather warning has been issued for Longwood.Stay inside or if outside seek safe location.Await further info.