"The 2018-19 academic year was marked by major accomplishments at the Department of Public Safety (DPS). The achievements realized during the past year position the Department 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, Senior Vice President, Campus Services and Safety


Organizational Update

DPS has undergone significant organizational change during the past academic year. Read more in the Organizational Update section.

Public Safety team members from New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai standing together in Paris.


Two students walking in NYU Abu Dhabi.

Global Enhancements

Whether in New York City or around the world, DPS has enhanced its service offerings. Read more in the Global Enhancements section.


Community Engagement

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 Community Engagement section.

Sergeant First Class interacting with community members.


Uniformed personnel seated attending a training class.

Standards & Accreditation

In preparation for accreditation activites, significant effort was placed on creating and training to policies and procedures.  Read more in the Standards and Accreditation section.


Service Improvements

DPS is focused on providing the best service possible to the NYU community and instituted several improvements this year. Read more in the Service Improvements section.

Officer speaking with a student in Kimmel Center.


Public Safety, NYU Tandon, and NYPD personnel at the "A Taste of Safety" event.

Partnering for Success

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