Campus Safety Services

Aamanee hugs a Temple Police officer
Hero Temple University police officers reunite with West Philadelphia girl they helped deliver on North Broad Street 10 years ago
Type: News Story
Hero Temple University Police Officers meet child they helped deliver 10 years ago.
October 25, 2023
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300 security cameras added in North Philadelphia following the launch of Temple University’s security lights and camera grant program
Type: News Story
More than 120 rental properties within the university’s patrol zone have had security upgrades reimbursed by a Temple grant program launched a year ago.
October 16, 2023
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The Department of Public Safety steps up foot patrols with new initiative
Type: News Story
Temple’s Department of Public Safety’s ‘Park and Walks’ encourages officers to step out of their vehicles and have more interactions with the Temple Community 
October 4, 2023
Heru Shabazz pictured sitting outside the offices of the Department of Public Safety.
Moving up: A security officer in the Department of Public Safety is now working to become a Temple police officer
Type: News Story
Heru Shabazz joined the Department of Public Safety two years ago as a security officer before then being promoted to a supervisor. Soon, he’ll be wearing the badge of a Police Officer
September 27, 2023
An image of the Communication Center in the Department of Public Safety.
Temple University Public Safety updates TUalerts messaging system with color-coded emails
Type: News Story
Temple University’s new color-coded safety alert emails will improve student and parents’ awareness about on-campus emergencies, according to Vice President for Public Safety Jennifer Griffin
September 14, 2023
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Temple releases Safety Initiatives Dashboard
Type: News Story
Safety recommendations can now be tracked through Temple’s new online dashboard.
September 6, 2023
Image of Vice President of Public Safey Jennifer Griffin (center) and Executive Deputy Operations Denise Wilhelm speak with students at the Welcome Wagon on Tuesday
Students win free swag, learn about campus safety resources at the Department of Public Safety’s annual 'Welcome Wagon'
Type: News Story
Temple University Department of Public Safety connected with students at the annual event that’s hosted twice a year off campus.
August 29, 2023
Matt Petrillo pictured.
Alum and successful Philadelphia reporter named director of communications for Department of Public Safety
Type: News Story
Accomplished CBS3 reporter and Temple University alumnus Matt Petrillo is set to join the Department of Public Safety as its first director of communications on Monday, Aug. 28.
August 24, 2023
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A fall semester update from Temple University’s Department of Public Safety
Type: News Story
With the fall semester nearing, Temple University’s Department of Public Safety shares an update
August 23, 2023
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Meet TUSafe, Temple’s new safety app
Type: News Story
The new TUSafe app will replace RAVE Temple Guardian on Aug. 14.
August 9, 2023
Brianna Witherspoon pictured in the Communication Center.
Temple to launch TUSafe app Aug. 14
Type: News Story
The one-stop personal safety app will launch Tuesday, Aug. 15, and will replace RAVE Temple Guardian
August 1, 2023
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As part of a reorganization, Temple’s Department of Public Safety introduces three new key roles
Type: News Story
Temple University’s Department of Public Safety adds three new key positions.
July 28, 2023
Temple University and the Temple University Police Association reach enhanced agreement
Temple University and the Temple University Police Association reach new, expanded agreement
Type: News Story
Temple University and the Temple University Police Association reach enhanced agreement.
June 23, 2023
Officer Elijah Lewis pictured.
With summer on the horizon, Temple University shares updates on public safety
Type: News Story
Temple University shares its latest updates from the Department of Public Safety
June 8, 2023
Jennifer Griffin pictured with TSG members.
TSG’s Administrative Excellence Award is full circle moment for Jennifer Griffin
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Jennifer Griffin receives the Temple Student Government Administrative Excellence Award
May 24, 2023
Charles Ramsey in front of Temple's Mazur Hall
Temple University releases report on independent audit of safety
Type: News Story
An audit conducted by 21CP Solutions provides recommendations to improve safety at Temple University.
April 18, 2023
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
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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
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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
An image of the Flight transfer stop sign.
Temple adds new East Loop to Flight shuttle service
Type: News Story
Temple adds a new East Loop to its Flight services.
January 6, 2023
 North Philadelphia children receive holiday gifts from Temple University
Temple police host holiday party for 500 children in North Philadelphia
Type: News Story
Temple police carry on a tradition of celebrating the holidays with neighborhood families for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 22, 2022
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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