"The 2017-18 academic year was marked by significant advances within the Department of Public Safety (DPS). The achievements realized during the past year position DPS to become a public safety leader in higher education and augments our ability to provide the excellent service that our community needs and expects." --- Marlon C. Lynch, Vice President, Global Campus Safety


DPS has achieved major accomplishments that improve the quality of campus life for NYU students, faculty and staff. Read more in the Leaders section.

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Whether in New York City or around the world, DPS provides service and training wherever our community goes. Read more in the Ambassadors section.


Community represents a core value for DPS and being engaged with the members of the community is a critical component to embodying this value. Read more in the Engaged section.

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We work around the clock to ensure the safety and security of our community.  Read more in the Vigilant section.


DPS utilizes technology and best business practices to provide state-of-the-art service to its community. Read more in the Innovators section.

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DPS with NYPD Officer


Collaborations and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders are critical to the achievement of our mission. Read more in the Partners section.


Providing professional service is at the core of what we do to serve the NYU community. Read more in the Professionals section.

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Planning for the Future

We're thinking ahead, making sure the decisions and plans we make today will position DPS to be a leader in public safety in higher education. Read more in the Planning for the Future section.