DePaul University Newsline > Sections > Campus and Community > Crime prevention tips
By Public Safety /
August 25, 2021 /
Posted in: CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY /
With more DePaul community members learning and working on our Lincoln Park and Loop campuses, now is a good time to review tips from Public Safety to maximize your safety.
DePaul is committed to doing all it can to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment for students, staff and faculty members. To that end, the university provides crime prevention programming, safety tips and referral services for all members of its community. DePaul's Office of Public Safety leads safety and alertness programs on campus, and it collaborates through its strong working relationship with local police and other nearby universities to do so.
Public Safety officers refer major crimes reported to them to the Chicago Police Department for investigation, if victims of crime choose to file reports with the CPD. In addition, DePaul is an active member of the Chicago Loop Alliance that has been holding our mayor and public officials accountable so that they address the city's criminal activity.
Public Safety is planning crime prevention meetings in the fall for students, faculty and staff, and it is available to address smaller groups at departmental meetings.
As the fall term approaches, here are some steps you can take: