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Public Safety

Marlon Lynch , Vice President

Our Mission

The NYU Department of Public safety is committed to providing safety and security for our community and property, enabling the pursuit of academic and professional goals.

We achieve our mission by blending people, process and technology and carrying out strategic initiatives while adhering to our core values:

Professionalism: Exemplifying trusted, professional service with integrity, compassion and respect.

Excellence: Providing exceptional service through strategic planning and high-level performance, advancing preparedness in our diverse environments.

Community: Fostering diversity by cultivating strong partnerships with all members of our community.

Our Vision

In an increasingly complex safety and security landscape, NYU's Department of Public Safety, in partnership with the global University community, takes pride in serving as the...

     ... friendly face and support network of our community.

     ... steady hand in an emergency.

     ... vigilant presence on campus ready to respond when called upon.

     ... leader in campus security technology.

Key People

In Public Safety

Marlon Lynch

Vice President of Global Campus Safety


Fountain Walker

Associate Vice President, Public Safety


Jack Briggs

Associate Vice President, Emergency Preparedness & Continuity


Natalie Hidalgo

Associate Vice President, Planning, Policy & Engagement


John Matherson

Associate Vice President, Security Systems


Juan Tie

First Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives


Karen Ortman

Assistant Vice President, Field Operations


Heba Gore

Assistant Vice President, Professional Standards, Accreditation Manager


Carl Barchus

Assistant Vice President, External Affairs and Protective Services


Mia Rubel

Director, Finance & Administration


Gary Leist

Director, Global Security