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Emergencies 215-573-3333 / 511 (campus phone)
General Information 215-898-7297
DPS Headquarters
4040 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Safety Advisory

Unsubstantiated Threat to Campus

This afternoon Penn Police were notified that some administrators received an anonymous email threatening violence that used hateful rhetoric based on religion and political affiliation. Penn Police, in consultation with our law enforcement partners, have determined this threat is not credible. Many other universities and schools nationwide have also received an identical message and determined it to be a hoax. Should you receive this threat or any other concerning message, please contact Pen
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“[DPS] helped create an environment where I’m proud to work, feel safe to work – long past regular work hours and feel a real sense of community with our police department.  I’ve been on this campus for over 30 years and I’ve personally witnessed the respectful engagements.”
J. G.
Penn Staff Member

DPS By the Numbers.

+4500
Walking Escorts Annually
+100k
Calls for service processed annually
182
DPS Employees
+650
Security Officers
+700
Bluelight Emergency Phones
+1250
Jumpstarts Annually

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