University of Southern California Department of Public Safety

  • Agency: University of Southern California Department of Public Safety
  • Address: 3667 McClintock Ave, Los Angeles, CA
  • Chief:
Phone: 213-740-6000

University of Southern California Department of Public Safety is located at 3667 McClintock Ave, Los Angeles, CA. The University of Southern California Department of Public Safety phone number is 213-740-6000.

University of Southern California Department of Public Safety News

#SafetyTip Pay attention to your surroundings when using electronics on the streets, subways & buses. DON'T WALK AND TEXT.

#SafetyTip Stick to well-lighted, well-traveled streets. Avoid shortcuts through parking lots or alleys.

#FunFactFriday Chief Thomas had met former Mayor of Los Angeles Antonio Villaraigosa before he began working for USC Department of Public Safety.

#TBT to 2013 when Officer Brown and Officer Ayala accepted the Military Order of the Purple Heart Award for Officer Keith Lawrence.

DPS is grateful for the opportunity to serve the USC Campus Community. Let us know how we are doing by providing feedback!

#TipTuesday Familiarize yourself with the services and resources DPS provides to the USC Campus Community including bicycle registration, self-defense classes and crime prevention presentations.

Happy Monday, Trojans! Can anyone guess where Officer Flores-Lopez is at? #FightOn ✌

This Memorial Day, we remember and honor all the brave service members who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country. 🇺🇸 #MemorialDayWeekend2018 #MemorialDay #MemorialDay2018

#FactFriday The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, requires that all colleges and universities disclose crimes that have occurred on their campus to the federal government. Learn more at

#TBT to 2002 when SOM McCarthy was awarded Employee of the Quarter!

Beau, USC's full-time Wellness Dog, spotted at Trousdale with Officer Calderon. Learn more about Beau at

#TipTuesday Be aware of what you post on social media as you may not know who could be viewing your profile. Avoid geotagging your photos, as it reveals your location to strangers. Don’t publicly announce when you are home alone or leaving your home unattended.

#SafetyTip Buying or selling items via internet sites such as Craigslist? Conduct your property exchange safely at a public meeting place such as the DPS Station. Do not meet in a secluded place or invite strangers into your home. . . . USC Trojans USC Song Girls University of Southern California AIS USC USC Roski Eye Institute USC School of Cinematic Arts USC Viterbi School of Engineering USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism USC Residential Education USC Graduate Student Government USC Gould School of Law USC Dornsife Spatial Sciences Institute USC Trojan Marching Band USC Panhellenic Council USC Interfraternity Council USC CSSA USC ISA

They see me rollin'..... 🎵

Many students may have moved out for the summer, but DPS officers at USC Village are still out patrolling the area. If you see them, say "Hi!" 👋

Chief Thomas joins DPS Neighborhood Resource Officers and Cadets on a community walk to share crime prevention information with our community members.

#TBT to the days with tan and forest green uniforms. With USC located in Los Angeles, we are grateful for our strong relationship with the Los Angeles Police Department. Collaboration between DPS and LAPD allows for us to provide the USC Campus Community with better service.

Meet Officer Avalos (L) and Officer White (R)! They are the Lead Cadet Advisors for the department's cadet program. For more information about the DPS Cadet Program, please visit

#TipTuesday Let your friends or family know your plans. Give your friends and family an idea of where you are going and what time you will be back. That way, they will know to look for you if you don’t check in by a certain time.

During #NationalPoliceWeek, we honor those who have lost their lives in the line of duty. We also recognize the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers who continue to serve and protect our communities.

Officer Young made a new friend during her community foot beat! Officers patrolling on foot allows for them to engage and build a relationship with the USC Campus Community. Stop and say "Hi" 👋 to an officer if you see them around!

We’re a tight-knit community at USC, and we all contribute to keeping our campuses safe. There are times when you may notice someone acting suspiciously on campus or in the surrounding areas. Please report any suspicious activity you see, and we’ll investigate the situation.

Congratulations USC Graduates 🎓 2018 ✌️#USCGrad

Class A Inspection this morning for the 2018 Commencement! Congratulations to all our graduates and thank you for allowing us to serve the USC Campus Community! #FightOn ✌️

#TBT to the 2002 commencement! 🎓 #FightOn