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Public Safety


The Department of Public Safety provides a full range of safety and crime prevention services, including:

  • 24-hour police patrols on foot, mountain bikes, and in cruisers;
  • 57 surveillance cameras throughout campus;
  • Fire and environmental safety efforts;
  • 33 Emergency phones throughout campus;
  • Medical first responders and six emergency medical technicians;
  • Educational programs on alcohol and drug use, personal safety, rape aggression defense, and fire safety.

The Department is staffed with personnel, trained and qualified by the Massachusetts State Police, including a Director, two lieutenants, four sergeants, eleven police officers, and five emergency dispatchers.  Each officer is certified under Massachusetts General Law and has full police powers.

More information: Department of Public Safety