Campus Safety

Newly sworn-in police officer salutes the American flag with Temple logo behind it.
Meet TUPD’s 8 new officers
Type: News Story
Eight newly graduated police officers join TUPD’s ranks bringing the total count of sworn officers to 104.
March 20, 2023
8 police officers join Temple University Police Department
Type: News Story
The additional officers bring TUPD's numbers to over 170.
March 17, 2023
Pedestrians around campus
$30 million federal grant will boost pedestrian and cyclist safety around Temple’s Main Campus
Type: News Story
Temple is partnering with Philadelphia Vision Zero to implement necessary safety improvements using a $30 million federal grant.
March 16, 2023
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Temple University receives nearly $1.8 million public safety grant
Type: News Story
Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency awards state funding for police technology and training.
March 8, 2023
Police officer and student shake hands
12 programs helping Temple Police invest in violence reduction in North Philadelphia
Type: News Story
The External Relations Unit of TUPD is working to ensure that support systems are in place that will reduce and prevent violence in North Philadelphia.
March 8, 2023
A Campus Safety Services station
Temple University Police Department and Philadelphia Police Department announce new agreement
Type: News Story
Temple PD and Philly PD announce new patrol agreement
March 2, 2023
Monica Hankins-Padilla poses on a park bench in the North Philadelphia community she serves.
Ex-cop wants to bring nonviolent, community-centered policing to neighborhoods across America
Type: News Story
Temple University’s external relations director for campus safety created a nonviolent community-centered policing model.
February 27, 2023
President Wingard, Jennifer Griffin, and Gianni Quattrocchi on stage
Temple Student Government hosts student safety town halls
Type: News Story
Two town halls hosted by Temple Student Government gave students the opportunity to pose questions to leadership.
February 15, 2023
A smiling boy wearing a blue helmet and a cherry uniform rides a bike as part of a charity event.
How Temple’s Urban Bike Team is growing community safety through youth cycling
Type: News Story
Temple Police teach bike safety and leadership skills to local youth through the Temple Urban Bike Team.
January 23, 2023
An image of the Flight transfer stop sign.
Temple adds new East Loop to Flight shuttle service
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Temple adds a new East Loop to its Flight services.
January 6, 2023
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Temple’s Violence Reduction Task Force releases report and recommendations
Type: News Story
The Violence Reduction Task Force has released recommendations to help address the gun violence epidemic.
December 12, 2022
Jennifer Griffin and others speak at a Chamber of Commerce forum.
Jennifer Griffin highlights need for collaborative approach in addressing public safety issues
Type: News Story
Temple University sponsors forum hosted by Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia.
December 7, 2022
North Philadelphia neighborhood pictured.
Temple launches Best Nest Program
Type: News Story
Best Nest program provides students with resources for making off-campus housing decisions.
November 4, 2022
President Wingard and members of the Temple Police Department and Temple Family Council pictured.
President Wingard discusses campus safety with Temple Family Council and Temple University Police Department
Type: News Story
President Wingard met with Temple Family Council and Temple University Police Department.
October 19, 2022
A smiling man in a black shirt with three happy children wearing helmets, sitting on bicycles during a Temple Urban Bike Team practice.
Temple University’s Urban Bike Team receives a $100,000 donation
Type: News Story
A $100,000 donation to Temple University’s Urban Bike Team will help boost bike safety for youth.
October 12, 2022
Jennifer Griffin pictured.
Catching up with the chief
Type: News Story
Jennifer Griffin outlines what has her most excited for new role as VP for public safety
September 13, 2022
An image of one of the Flight signs.
Temple relaunches Flight as a fixed-route service
Type: News Story
Temple will relaunch Flight as a fixed-route service this fall
August 4, 2022
Jennifer Griffin pictured.
Jennifer Griffin named Temple’s vice president for public safety
Type: News Story
Jennifer Griffin will lead Campus Safety Services as new vice president for public safety
July 26, 2022
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Charles Ramsey highlights importance of engaging community stakeholders during campus safety audit
Type: News Story
The audit is part of Temple University’s new safety enhancements.
July 11, 2022
President Wingard with members of campus police
Behind the badge: Meet Temple University’s Campus Safety team
Type: News Story
Meet several dedicated and hardworking members of Temple University’s Campus Safety team.
July 6, 2022
President Wingard talking with Senator Casey on Polett Walk
Senator Casey and President Wingard address teens about gun violence
Type: News Story
The visit included a roundtable discussion with middle and high school students.
July 1, 2022
Campus safety building pictured.
Temple University and the Temple University Police Association reach new agreement
Type: News Story
Temple University and the TUPA reach new agreement
June 24, 2022
Image of Ken Kaiser, Charles Leone, Denise Wilhelm with Temple parents.
Temple joins parents for discussions on campus safety enhancements
Type: News Story
A roundtable discussion provided parents with an opportunity to share feedback and ask questions.
May 13, 2022
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Homicides near universities are a crisis that needs immediate action and long-term solutions
Type: News Story
Temple University President Dr. Jason Wingard discusses how Temple is taking both immediate actions and also seeking long-term solutions when it comes to combating gun violence.
April 20, 2022
President Wingard speaks with Former Commissioner Ramsey
President Wingard meets with former Philly police commissioner
Type: News Story
President Wingard meets with former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey.
April 15, 2022