Located at 4040 Chestnut St, students are welcome to visit the Division of Public Safety (DPS), including the University of Pennsylvania Police Department (UPPD). DPS has over 178 personnel, including 118 police officers, the largest private department in the state. The Division focuses on the safety and security of the campus and community.

DPS offers fire and emergency services, self-defense courses, counseling, violence prevention, walking escorts, lockout and jump-start assistance, house security, and more.

Campus Safety & Crime Information

Arrests - On-Campus 2014 2015 2016 
Drug Law Violations124
Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.013
Liquor Law Violations720
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2014 2015 2016 
Drug Law Violations000
Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
Liquor Law Violations610
Arrests - Off-Campus 2014 2015 2016 
Drug Law Violations000
Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
Liquor Law Violations101

Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2014 2015 2016 
Murder000
Negligent Manslaughter000
Rape91012
Statutory Rape000
Robbery654
Burglary2989
Motor Vehicle Theft213
Arson212
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2014 2015 2016 
Murder000
Negligent Manslaughter000
Rape949
Statutory Rape000
Robbery000
Burglary1945
Motor Vehicle Theft010
Arson012