Campus Safety

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
TUPD office with K-9 officer pictured.
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
People lounging on campus
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
Type: News Story
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
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
the Temple seal
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
A Campus Safety Services station
Temple University Police Department and Philadelphia Police Department announce new agreement
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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
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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
Stock of Owl statue pictured.
Temple’s Violence Reduction Task Force releases report and recommendations
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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
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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
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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

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