The Department of Public Safety provides the community with the resources and the education necessary to make informed choices about their safety.  Department personnel participate in a wide range of campus events to include University orientations, resource fairs, and other special campus events in an effort to provide all members of the community with valuable and practical safety information.   This information is also imparted through a variety of services and programs:

Services & Resources


RAD Basic Self-Defense Programs

Bicycle and Property Registration

Residential Security Vulnerability Assessment (for off-campus students)

Be the Help Until Help Arrives/Stop the Bleed

Transaction Safe Place

Brown Building Security Initiative (BBSI)

Fingerprinting Service

Event Security

Special Events

U-Lock or U-Lose Bike Theft Prevention Program

Student Listening Session Initiative

Officer/Student Dialogue Program

Coffee with a Cop, Cooking with Cops, Cocoa with BroPo, and Pizza with the Chief 

Crime Prevention and Outreach

Brown Guardian Mobile Security App

Personal Safety Alarm (PAL) Program

Other DPS Services & Information

Crime Victim Assistance

Weekly Incident Summaries & Monthly Interactive Crime Map

For additional information about DPS programs and services email us at [email protected].