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Brown Public Safety is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and believes that a well informed community is an integral component in achieving that goal. Therefore, the department has in place the following mechanisms to promote awareness about public safety services, crime awareness, and safety education:



In October 2009, the Department of Public Safety administered a web-based Community Survey providing staff, faculty, students and others an opportunity to provide feedback to DPS on the topics of Services Rendered and Performance Rating; Crime Prevention and Community Relations; and Perception of Agency and Employee Performance. View the DPS 2009 Community Survey Report prepared by the Brown University Office of Institutional Research.


Join us in congratulating DPS Sergeant Elayna Boucher in her recent state recognition as one of RI's highest ranking women among Rhode Island's Police Departments! Sgt. Boucher was one of several women in RI law enforcement that were honored at the March 6th International Women's Day ceremony at the RI State House. Following the ceremony, the honorees were invited onto the Senate floor for the reading of a Senate Resolution in honor of International Women's Day and the day's honorees. Congratulations Sergeant Boucher - well deserved!