DPS Offers Free LiveSafe Mobile App for Fall 2015
The Syracuse University Department of Public Safety has contracted with LiveSafe, a "mobile blue light" application. The app combines a SafeWalk virtual escort feature, a crime tip reporting capability that allows users to attach digital assets like phone photo or video recordings, and much more. Read more
Parking Your Bike on Campus? Use a U-bolt Lock!
Students, faculty and staff riding their bicycles on campus should secure their bikes to designated racks with U-bolt locks. Cable and chain locks are easily cut, whereas U-bolts offer more protection against theft. Read more
Safety Tips for Incoming Students
Prepare for a great college career by keeping this safety and security advice in mind: Always keep your stuff with you, or secure it under lock and key! It only takes thieves a few seconds to grab your laptop if you leave it on the table in the library, for instance. Read more
Message From The Chief
Welcome to the Syracuse University Department of Public Safety (DPS) website. As you browse our various pages, you will learn about programs that support our community policing philosophy and crime prevention initiatives.
The Department of Public Safety is a professional, full-service campus law enforcement agency committed to promoting a safe and secure educational, cultural, and working environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Community involvement is critical to the success of our efforts.
We invite you to partner with us to maintain a safe and secure campus community.
Chief Robert Maldonado,
Department of Public Safety
DPS: Dedication, Protection, Service