The Department of Public Safety works every day to keep the Syracuse University community a safe and secure place to live, learn, and work. DPS includes:

  • a police force dedicated to community policing,
  • the Residential Community Safety Program responsible for residence hall security staffing and safety escorts,
  • the Fire and Life Safety Services department in charge of fire systems maintenance, preparedness, and response to alarms on campus,
  • and the University’s Emergency Management and Business Continuity planning functions.