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:

Personal Safety & Theft Prevention Services

Brown Guardian Mobile Security App
Personal Safety Alarm (PAL) Program
Transaction Safe Place

Community Outreach Initiatives

Community Policing Program
Officer/Student Dialogue Program
Coffee with a Cop
Athletic Series: Basketball Outreach
Student Listening Session Initiative

Crime Prevention and Awareness Programming

Bear Tips Media Project
Be the Help Until Help Arrives
Brown Building Security Initiative (BBSI)

Campus & Personal Safety Sessions (Staff/Faculty)
Operation I.D. Program, Property Registration
Personal Safety Sessions for Women
RAD Basic Self-Defense Programs
U-Lock or U-Lose Bike Theft Prevention Program

Other DPS Services & Information

Event Security
Fingerprinting Service
Crime Victim Assistance
Residential Security Vulnerability Assessment (for off-campus students)
Weekly Incident Summaries & Monthly Interactive Crime Map

Please call the DPS Community Relations and Outreach Bureau at (401)863-2542 for additional information about DPS programs and services.