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The UMass Dartmouth Department of Public Safety provides a comprehensive program of police and public safety services to enhance the quality of life consistent with the values of the university community. As a dedicated partner in our community, we are committed to deliver these essential services with the utmost integrity and professionalism to ensure civility and the protection of life and property.

Department of Public Safety  

Check out our new Lost Property page                                        

Firescience.org recently launched a college student's guide to fire safety and education.  This guidebook was expert-driven and includes contribution from the NFPA, the CEO of Campus Fire Safety, and public safety directors from two 4 year campus colleges.  The guide provides safety tips for college students living in dorms and off campus housing, including Fraternity & Sorority houses.  Additionally, the guide provides fire safety information for students with disabilities and a comprehensive list of fire safety resources.  See the guide below:

Fire Science Online:  Fire Safety & Education for College Students

Fire safety is important, regardless of whether students live on-campus or off-campus. This guide outlines risk factors, and examines school and student responsibilities for fire safety.   


Massachusetts See Something Say Something Campaign

See Something, Say Something

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The Department of Homeland Security offers
some tips that might help you survive a shooting rampage.

Run Hide Fight  


IS-907 provides a guide for civilians on what to expect from law enforcement during an Active Shooter situation.

Click on image below to take the IS-907 training

Active Shooter    


"If You See Something, Say Something" Campaign

The nationwide "If You See Something, Say Something™" public awareness campaign - is a simple and effective program to raise public awareness of indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, and to emphasize the importance of reporting suspicious activity to the proper local law enforcement authorities. The campaign was originally used by New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), which has licensed the use of the slogan to DHS for anti-terrorism and anti-terrorism crime related efforts

 Click on image below to watch the video

 See Something Say Something  









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