Message from NYU's Department of Public Safety

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 this 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.


We invite you to share with us any observations you have related to your experience with our department. All submitted comments are reviewed and responded to by our team. Please feel free to reach out with any comments, questions or suggestions.

On behalf of the Department of Public Safety,


Marlon Lynch,
Vice President, Global Campus Safety