Public Safety

TUDPS to rebuild greenhouse for North Philadelphia high school
Temple University’s Department of Public Safety just started construction on a new greenhouse, with hopes to complete the project this spring.
February 19, 2024
Forever our hero: Remembering Sgt. Christopher Fitzgerald
Fallen Temple University police sergeant will be honored at a plaque dedication on Sunday, the one-year anniversary of his death.
February 15, 2024
Temple University bioengineering student shows appreciation for DPS through art
 Temple University bioengineering student trades in her textbooks for art supplies, drawing a picture for the Department of Public Safety.    
February 7, 2024
More than half of calls TUPD respond to are off campus, do not involve Temple University students or faculty
“It just goes to show the connection and the commitment we have to the community, that we’re not just here to serve Temple,” said Vice President for Public Safety Jennifer Griffin.
Temple’s police officers, detectives, dispatchers and security officers remain on the Main, Ambler, and the Health Sciences Center campuses, working at all hours to protect the campuses and the surrounding North Philadelphia community. 
While students are away, Department of Public Safety is hard at work to protect campus
Temple University police officers, dispatchers, detectives, and security officers work 24/7, 365 days a year.