Crime Prevention and Reporting

The public safety department offers crime prevention programs on a wide variety of issues facing community members in their daily lives. University police provide information to students, parents and student organizations on how to protect themselves from sexual assault, theft and other crimes.

Stay Safe

In addition, there are several steps you can take to protect yourself and your property.

Reporting a Crime

Reporting a Suspicious Person or Circumstances

When reporting a suspicious person or circumstance, the following information is helpful to the police:

Timely Warnings

When the Department of Public Safety becomes aware of criminal incidents that, in the judgment of the University's senior leadership, constitute an ongoing or continuing threat to the campus community, the Department of Public Safety issues a Crime Alert to notify the community.

Depending on the particular circumstances, a Timely Warning will be issued by the Department of Public Safety, and the information may be disseminated by using one or a combination of the following: Email distribution, various campus postings/fliers; and or the activation of the Emergency Notification System (BENS) to advise the community of the situation.

Updated: 8/15/2022