Archived Alerts (Inactive)

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.


Farmville police are still actively investigating the home invasion but at this time the Longwood campus is not under threat. Please call Farmville police with any tips or information.


Farmville PD is investigating a home invasion that occurred on Vernon Street. Victim reported that suspects were possibly carrying a pistol style weapon. Suspects were described as a black male wearing all black clothing and a white male wearing glasses and a Elmo bandana. If you have any information pertaining to this crime , please contact Farmville Police Department at 434-392-3332.


Suspicious person with gun on Off campus location .Stay in your building or if outside seek secure location. Farmville pd is investigating.

Crime Alert

A malicious wounding occurred on Garden Street. The victim is not a Longwood University student. Farmville Police has received information that the victim was jumped by a group of black males.

No threat to campus or students is expected but it is recommended that students return to housing areas. When traveling please use caution and stay in groups.

If you have any information on this incident please contact Farmville Police at 434-392-3332 or Longwood Police at 434-395-2091.

Crime Alert

A serious assault on a non LU student near campus has occurred. There is no threat to campus. Please use caution and stay in groups.