Campus Safety

The exterior of Sullivan Hall.
Be prepared
Type: News Story
Director of Emergency Management Sarah Powell wants campus to know how to react when the TUsiren sounds next week for a shelter-in-place drill.
March 29, 2017
A woman working in the new dispatch center.
Calling in reinforcements
Type: News Story
Temple University’s Department of Campus Safety Services recently upgraded its Communications Center.
November 21, 2016
Campus Safety K9 receives ballistic vest
Type: News Story
Thanks to the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. and a $950 donation from Philadelphia-based Labs with a Heart, Baron, a 3-year-old Belgian malinois who joined Temple’s Department of Campus Safety Services in 2013, has received a ballistic vest.
May 28, 2015
Temple University announces extension of police patrol borders
Type: News Story
Temple University is extending and squaring off its patrol borders for policing to further improve responsiveness to Temple’s off-campus residential student population and community members who live near Main Campus.
September 3, 2014
Canine officer keeps Campus Safety Services up to snuff
Type: News Story
Temple recently welcomed Jarvis, an official canine officer, as the newest edition to its Department of Campus Safety Services. Though Jarvis is a cute, nice dog and a welcome member of the Temple Community, he's ready to work. He is well-trained to sniff out sticky situations and is prepared to help other officers handle day-to-day emergencies and crime.
September 24, 2013
Temple Made: Liz Schell
Type: News Story
When there's a medical emergency on Main Campus, often the first people you'll see providing help on the scene are the bike-mounted student volunteer first responders and EMTs of Temple University Emergency Medical Services. In this week's installment of the student profile series, meet EMT Liz Schell.
April 29, 2013
Announcement on campus safety and security
Type: Announcement
In light of tragic events in Boston, Senior Vice President James Creedon addresses measures university officials are taking to protect the safety of the Temple community, and steps individuals can take to stay safe.
April 17, 2013
Safety month programs to help students prepare for on- and off-campus living
Type: News Story
As part of National Campus Safety Awareness Month in September, university officials from Community Affairs, University Housing, the Office of Sustainability and Student Affairs will promote safety awareness among students through a series of events that includes a neighborhood barbecue, safety workshops and discussions on personal safety on campus and in the community.
August 27, 2012
Advisory from Campus Safety Services
Type: Announcement
September 20, 2011
President’s Task Force to address community and student issues
Type: News Story
President Ann Weaver Hart has created a task force to address concerns prompted by Temple's growing residential population. The Community and Student Issues and Concerns Task Force will be made up of campus safety, athletics, community relations and housing staff; students; and community members.
October 3, 2011
FEMA head stresses personal preparedness
Type: News Story
About two dozen agencies, including the American Red Cross, the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Emergency Management and the Philadelphia Police Department participated in the event, which was sponsored by the Office of Campus Safety and the Office of Emergency Preparedness.
September 28, 2009