The security Department of Salem University, Nigeria provides 24-hour services to protect lives and property in the University. The security operatives are well equipped and kitted. The department has modern security communication gadgets that foster communication in terms of prompt responses of security operatives to situations. The department sends its operatives for periodical training to gain experience in modern security networking.

There is also a link between the security team of Salem University, Nigeria, Nigerian Police Force, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) and other relevant security agencies. This creates an avenue for both Salem University security and the law Enforcement Agencies to have a joint effort for crime detection/prevention