Important Notice: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Parking and Street Restrictions


The Department of Public Safety would like to notify the Brown University and neighboring communities of the following changes to parking & the road closure on Lloyd Avenue that will take place on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, in support of campus events associated with guest, Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor.

Scam Awareness Information - December 2017

Scams can occur at any time during the year but they do increase significantly during the holiday months.  Criminals often develop schemes to defraud innocent people gaining access to their personal information often by using technology.  View helpful and practical tips provided by the Federal Trade Commission to assist in protecting yourself from scams here.

If you have encountered a scam, please contact us at (401)863-3322 to report.

Halloween Party Safety Tips - October 31, 2017

Party Safety Tips                                                  

If you’re at a party, be careful and watch your drink. Do not leave it unattended so someone can put something in it.

The 2017 Annual Security Report Release

The Brown University Department of Public Safety (DPS) is making available the 2017 Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Report to all members of the Brown Community. This report contains information on campus security, policies and procedures at Brown University, as well as certain crime statistics reported to DPS and Providence Police.

ANOCH Street Closures and Parking Restrictions, October 14, 2017

Brown University's Department of Public Safety would like to inform you of the following STREET CLOSURES & NO PARKING that will be in effect Saturday, October 14, 2017:


No Parking 6:00 am Saturday 10/14 until 1:30 am Sunday 10/15
Street Closed 7:30 pm Saturday 10/14 until 1:30 am Sunday 10/15