The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management
The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management (Public
Safety) is located in the Center for Public Safety and General
Services building on Farm Pond Road and is operational 24 hours per
day, 7 days per week, year round. The Communications Center is
staffed by a trained public safety professional at all times and
can be reached by calling (607) 274-3333 or extension 3333 from an
on campus phone.
We are responsible the safety of the campus, crime awareness, prevention, and education. Public Safety members are a well trained team inclusive of uniformed campus police officers and state-certified security officers. In addition to Patrol and Security operations, the office is comprised of Parking Services, Environmental Health & Safety, and Student Auxiliary Safety Patrol (SASP). Areas of responsibility include:
Crime Prevention Programming
Publication of Daily Crime and Fire Log
Publication and dissemination of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
Special Event Staffing
Providing Safety Escorts
Repository for Lost and Found
Administering Vehicle Assistance, and
Managing Vehicular and Traffic Control on Campus.
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act) is a federal consumer protection law, enforced by the Department of Education’s Financial Aid Division. The Clery Act provides guidelines and expectations for campus crime classification and reporting, crime prevention and response and campus safety policy and procedure requirements that create transparency between institutions of higher education and their students and employees.
Some examples of campus safety topics covered in the campus safety policy statements include:
- to whom to report crimes
- the law enforcement authority and jurisdiction of campus security or police
- procedures to follow in the event of sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence or stalking
- drug and alcohol policies and prevention programs and,
- for institutions with on-campus student housing, missing student notification procedures and fire safety procedures.