Emergency215-573-3333

About Our Division

DPS is proud to maintain a positive and collaborative working relationship with the many safety, security and law enforcement agencies, which in turn, dramatically benefit the overall safety of Penn and the University City community.

The Division of Public Safety (DPS) comprises 178 personnel, 118 of which are sworn University of Pennsylvania Police Officers. The dedicated men and women of DPS are responsible for enhancing the quality of life, safety and security of our community. The Division accomplishes its mission through the delivery of a comprehensive and integrated safety and security program, in partnership with the community that we serve.

Departments under the Office of the Vice President:

Finance & Administration
Fire & Emergency Services
Penn Police Department
PennComm & Emergency Communications
Security Services
Security Technology
Special Services

  • Emergencies

    215.573.3333

  • General Information

    215.898.7297

  • Campus Phones

    511

4040 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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