Your safety is the highest priority for our Campus Police Department. Our campus police officers are fully trained law enforcement officials and patrol our well-lit campus 24 hours a day. Officers also conduct safety seminars from time to time to teach you how to stay safe in various situations.
If you need to contact the department:
- Call 814-368-3211 from any non-campus phone
- Call 10333 from any campus phone
- For non emergency calls please use 814-362-7500
- Email Rich Harsen, our director of campus police & safety, or Mark Burns, our assistant director.
- Use one of the emergency phones located throughout campus.
Our Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes safety tips and the Campus Police and Safety Statistical Report.
We also use an Emergency Notification Service and have a detailed Emergency Response Plan that details how we will respond to and notify you of an emergency. We created guidelines to help you respond to an on-going and immediate life-threatening incident. This video also offers suggestions on how to respond.
To stay current, our officers are members of various professional membership, including:
CAMPUS SECURITY AUTHORITY
The Clery Act requires the University of Pittsburgh to collect crime reports from a variety of individuals and organizations that Clery considers to be Campus Security Authorities. These include security and law enforcement officers, deans, coaches, residence hall staff, overseers and advisors to student clubs and organizations, and other campus officials who have "significant responsibility for student and campus activities," such as, but not limited to, student housing, student discipline and campus judicial proceedings. Use the Crime Statistics Report Form to report a crime.