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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-April 17, 2019

On the evening of Tuesday, April 16th, the University of Minnesota Police Department took a report of an incident that occurred just before 10 p.m. at a bus stop on the southwest corner of University Avenue SE and Pleasant Street SE.


Timely Warning-April 15, 2019

On Sunday, April 14th, the University of Minnesota Police Department responded to a robbery that occurred just after 11 p.m. near the intersection of Pleasant Street SE and Pillsbury Drive SE.


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