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
Fax:

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 Password protect your smart phones and electronic devices. Download mobile applications to your device that can help the police locate your device in the event of theft ("Find my iPhone", "Where's My Droid", "Look out," GotYa," etc.) from your app store.

#SafetyTip Stay safe while using ride-sharing services! Request your ride inside to avoid spending unnecessary time outside alone with your phone in your hand. Instead, wait indoors until the app shows your driver has arrived.

DPS will host their 3rd Annual KEMO car show on Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10am to 3pm. All are welcome to attend this festive occasion to honor the memory of DPS officer Keith Lawrence and his fiancée Monica Quan. For more information, visit https://dps.usc.edu/west-coast-kemo-car-show/

#SafetyTip Avoid walking in areas with limited lighting, especially alleys and parks.

To ensure the safety of USC students, faculty and staff on campus, DPS restricts access to campus nightly between 9pm and 6am. Guests are welcome after 9pm, provided you notify us of their arrival. For more information or to register a guest, please visit http://visitor.usc.edu.

#TBT to the 2007 Police Memorial Run at Dockweiler State Beach

#SafetyTip Be alert to your surroundings. Remove your headphones and pocket your phone.

Officer Yoque has a tip for you this #TipTuesday ! Be sure to lock your bicycle with a U-lock to a bicycle rack 🚲 🔐

Did you know that possessing a fake ID in California can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony? Please take some time to learn about the potential impacts if caught with a fake ID. https://dps.usc.edu/consequences-of-being-caught-with-a-fake-id/

Due to severe weather across much of the East Coast and ongoing response efforts, the national emergency alert test has been postponed to the backup date of Oct. 3, 2018 at 2:18 PM EDT. For more information, please visit fema.gov/emergency-alert-test.

If you’ve invited friends or family to visit you on campus after 9pm, they must be properly registered as visitors with DPS. Doing so helps us determine who should be on campus and who should not. For more information, please visit https://dps.usc.edu/services/visitor-registration/

#SafetyTip At night, stick to well-lighted areas whenever possible and avoid alleyways or "short cuts" through isolated areas.

Never give money or provide personal information to strangers. If you are told you owe money to the IRS or an immigration agency such as the Department of Homeland Security, DO NOT GIVE MONEY. Ask for the person's contact information and report the incident to DPS immediately.

Yesterday night, DPS personnel had the opportunity to network at the annual Los Angeles Woman Police Officers Association (LAWPOA) Employee Development Mixer at City Club in Downtown Los Angeles.

Save the date! Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 is #NationalCoffeeWithACop. Times and locations will be announced soon. #CoffeeWithACop provides community members an opportunity to discuss any issues or concerns with DPS and LAPD over a cup of coffee. Coffee with a Cop

#TBT to 2002 when the Health Sciences Campus (HSC) bicycle patrol officers wore cardinal polos. Today, bicycle officers wear light blue or dark blue polos as part of their bicycle uniforms.

Officer Jackson participated in the Long Beach Community Job Fair with two USC Adminstrative Operations Human Resources Represenatives. For more information about a career in DPS, please visit dps.usc.edu/contact/join-dps/

#SafetyTip Do you use Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or any form of social media? Take some time to learn some steps you can take to stay safe online! https://news.usc.edu/146329/5-tips-for-staying-safe-on-social-media/

A National test of Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) & the Emergency Alert System (EAS) will take place on Thursday 9/20/18 at 11:18AM PDT & 11:20AM PDT respectively. For more information, please visit https://www.fema.gov/emergency-alert-test

This morning, DPS held a ceremony to remember and honor the victims of September 11 and the first responders who risked their lives to help those in need 🇺🇸 #NeverForget

Self-defense (RAD) courses are now available! The Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD) teaches men and women realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. RAD training is FREE to students, faculty, and staff. To sign up, please visit https://dps.usc.edu/self-defense-training-now-available-2/

Blue light emergency phones are located throughout UPC and HSC. The phones can be used to request an escort, report suspicious activity, and to report crimes. For more information and blue light emergency phone locations, please visit https://dps.usc.edu/blue-light-phones/

DPS will host their 3rd Annual KEMO car show on Saturday, September 29, 2018, 10am to 3pm. All are welcome to attend this festive occasion to honor the memory of DPS officer Keith Lawrence and his fiancée Monica Quan. For more information, visit https://dps.usc.edu/west-coast-kemo-car-show/