Zika Virus Information
Though the Zika virus has not become an issue for the Syracuse University community, it's a good idea to learn about the risks and symptoms and consider your travel decisions carefully. Read more about the Zika Virus at the Syracuse University Health Services website.
Chief Bobby Maldonado Writes to the Campus Community
Bobby Maldonado, Chief of the Syracuse University Department of Public Safety, wrote to students, faculty, staff, and parents on Tuesday October 27, addressing the safety and security concerns in light of recent public safety notifications to the community. Read more
DPS Offers Free LiveSafe Mobile App for University Community
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
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