Emergency Team Members consist of Penn Faculty, Staff and students just like you. Team Members become critical in supporting emergency personnel in the event of a crisis or emergency. Consider volunteering today! Read More »
Security Services offers free 24/7 lockout & jump-start services to anyone on Penn's campus. Simply call 215-573-3333 and a Public Safety Officer will be dispatched to your location. Read More »
The PennComm operations team provides emergency communications and response between all members of the Penn and University City communities and police, fire and medical emergency responders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all while virtually patrolling Penn's campus using state-of-the art cctv technology. Read More »
Policing an open, urban, multicultural and densely-populated university environment such as Penn requires at the core, a strong commitment to the philosophy of community-based policing practices. Read More »
Security Services offers free 24/7 lockout & jump-start services to anyone on Penn's campus. Simply call 215-573-3333 and a Public Safety Officer will be dispatched to your location. Read More »
The University of Pennsylvania Police Department is a fully-accredited police department, and has been since March 2001, through the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA), which administers a rigorous accreditation process whereby law enforcement agencies must adhere to over 440 standards, codes and state-of-the-art practices. Read More »
The Department of Special Services within the Division of Public Safety offers free-of-charge RAD classes for both men and women! Read More »

Message from the Vice President

Penn is an urban college campus, well-integrated into a vibrant University City community, which offers students, staff and faculty access to a wonderfully diverse cultural, arts and restaurant scene....
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Maureen S. Rush, M.S., CPP
Vice President for Public Safety

News, Events & Announcements

Campaign for Community: Youth Empowerment and Law Enforcement Panel Event

1 21 15d On Wednesday, January 21, DPS and the African American Resource Center (AARC) held a panel discuss titled "Campaign for Community: Youth Empowerment and Law Enforcement" as part of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., University of Pennsylvania Commemorative Symposium on Social Change. After an uplifting and thought provoking i...

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

DSC0521.jpg On January 9th, 2015, partnering organizations in support of law enforcement officers nationwide will promote a National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.).  In light of the recent national spotlight on law enforcement issues, Friday will be an opportunity to show law enforcement our appreciation for their public ...

Announcing the 898-HELP Line

Opening of the New NNSA Alarm Response Training Academy

Special Olympics Charity Torch Run

Penn Ranked #1 In Safety & Security for 8th Year in a Row

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