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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Chief Matthew Clark

Welcome to the University of Minnesota’s Department of Public Safety (DPS) website. We are committed to partnering with our campus community to ensure our students, faculty, staff and visitors are safe. DPS focuses on providing exceptional public safety services to our diverse campus community. We believe everyone deserves a safe and secure learning environment.

The Department of Public Safety has three departments dedicated to campus safety. The Public Safety Emergency Communications Center (PSECC) is a 911 dispatch and monitoring center. University Security is a uniformed security department that focuses on safety escorts and providing security services. The University of Minnesota Police Department is a state licensed police department.

Our department is dedicated to being responsive and connected with our campus community. We invite you to partner with our committed staff in accomplishing our public safety goals. As always, we encourage meaningful communication and feedback through our compliments and complaints link. Please learn more about DPS, our safety initiatives, crime information, and how to protect yourself by reviewing our website.

By working together, we create a safer environment for U.

Chief Matt Clark
Department of Public Safety

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THE LATEST

Timely Warning-July 13, 2019

On Saturday, July 13 at approximately 4:30 a.m., the University of Minnesota Police Department was dispatched to University Avenue SE and 15th Avenue SE for a report of a robbery that occurred approximately 30 minutes prior. 


Robbery

On Monday, July 8th at approximately 9:27 p.m. the University of Minnesota Police Department responded to the West Bank Plaza, near Anderson Hall on a report of a robbery. 


Timely Warning-June 24, 2019

On Monday, June 24th at approximately 6:10 p.m. the University of Minnesota Police Department responded to the University of Minnesota Medical Center - East Bank Campus Patient and Visitor Parking Ramp at 605 Delaware Street SE on the report of a robbery. 


Timely Warning-June 20, 2019
This afternoon, UMPD was made aware of a robbery that occurred near the West Bank LRT station around 1:30 am on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

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