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Yale is located in the heart of a vibrant urban community, with all the arts, culture, and rich diversity of experience that city life brings. With city living, it is important to take steps to stay safe, and Yale invests in significant public safety resources. Campus safety is the primary job of the Yale Police and Security Departments. Click here for any Yale emergency notifications.

News and Communications

January 22, 2016
The Yale University Police Department is hosting a six week Citizen’s Public Safety Academy on Wednesdays from March 30th to May 4th. The academy will take place at the Yale...
January 21, 2016
The Yale Police Department (YPD) is committed to preventing violence of any kind through training, public awareness and appropriate response. The YPD is pleased to take...
December 23, 2015
To the Yale Community: As we prepare to leave for the holiday break,  I’d like to remind everyone of a few steps you can take to stay safe now and in 2016: Before you leave...
December 7, 2015
To the Yale Community:   We write to call your attention to an informational video that outlines how to respond to an active shooting situation on campus. The video is...

Messages from the Chief/Timely Warning

Message from Chief Ronnell Higgins 12/05/2015 - 3:06am More...
Message from Chief Ronnell Higgins 11/27/2015 - 8:38pm More...