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News and Announcements

Active Shooter Exercise

6/17/13 -
Wednesday, June 19th from 7am-1:30pm, Hagerty Library (3300 Market Street) will be closed part of the University’s emergency preparedness and response initiatives. READ MORE...

Holiday Safety

12/13/12 -
In preparation for the upcoming holiday season, the Drexel University Department of Public Safety recommends that everyone take special precautions to ensure maximum safety and security for themselves and their property. READ MORE...

Powelton Village, Now and Then

11/26/12 -
At this year's Drexel Department of Public Safety Induction and Awards ceremony, Robert Taylor, Assistant Director Security, was given the first Powelton Village Civic Association Public Safety Award. READ MORE...

Security Magazine Ranks Drexel's Public Safety Program No. 3 Nationally

11/12/12 -
Security magazine has ranked Drexel University No. 3 in the nation for safety among colleges and universities for 2012. READ MORE... 

Local television station WHPL-17 also featured this story and interviewed students about the ranking SEE VIDEO...

Introducing Drexel Guardian

5/8/12 -
Drexel University’s Department of Public Safety has introduced a new and powerful campus safety tool that turns your cell phone into a personal blue light emergency phone. READ MORE...

Public Safety inducts new officer

10/3/11 -
Drexel University’s Department of Public Safety held its annual Induction and Awards Ceremony to celebrate achievements within the department this year and induct their newest officer, Charles Lashley. READ MORE...

Outstanding Arrest by Drexel University Police Officer

3/22/11 -
Drexel University Police Officer Alex Halstead was formally recognized by the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the American Society for Industrial Security International. READ MORE...

Inaugural Public Safety Fair

10/08/10 -
Nearly 300 hundred students visited the safety exhibits and demonstrations. READ MORE...

Safety and Security – A Shared Responsibility

1/19/10 -
Letter from the Senor Associate VP for Public Safety…with 17% decrease in crime…we still need your help. READ MORE...

Philadelphia Bans Cell Phone Use While Driving

11/03/09 -
A ban on using hand-held cell phone devices while driving in the city of Philadelphia is now in effect. READ MORE...

Drexel Police Officer Honored by Students

11/03/09 -
The Undergraduate Student Government Association honors Officer George McKnight with inaugural Public Safety Appreciation Award. READ MORE...