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Connection & Engagement

Emergencies 215-573-3333 / 511 (campus phone)
General Information 215-898-7297
DPS Headquarters
4040 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Fall Semester Welcome!

Welcome from the Division of Public Safety 

Welcome to all our new and returning students! We're so happy to meet you. Here's a quick reminder of your safety & wellness resources as you discover Penn and the greater Philadelphia area which you now call home. Know that the Division of Public Safety (DPS) is committed to the safety and wellbeing of the Penn and West Philadelphia communities which we serve. We are here for you, and we care for you. Reach out anytime.
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“[DPS] helped create an environment where I’m proud to work, feel safe to work – long past regular work hours and feel a real sense of community with our police department.  I’ve been on this campus for over 30 years and I’ve personally witnessed the respectful engagements.”
J. G.
Penn Staff Member

DPS By the Numbers.

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