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 Students for 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.