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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

December 8, 2014
To the Yale Community:  The holidays are fast approaching and I’d like to remind you of a few actions you can take to help you stay safe: Before you leave for break, please...
November 14, 2014
To the Yale Community: On behalf of the men and women of the Yale Police Department, I write to share a few useful  steps you can take to prevent crime, stay safe, and...
November 14, 2014
New Haven, Conn. – Help the Officers of Yale University Police Department (YPD) fill a cruiser with toys this holiday season. Bring an unwrapped toy (appropriate for children...
November 3, 2014
A video message from Yale Police Chief Ronnell Higgins on tips for protecting small portable electronics devices like cell phones and laptops, and ten general safety tips for...

Messages from the Chief/Timely Warning

Message from Chief Ronnell Higgins 12/10/2014 - 2:22am More...
Message from Chief Ronnell Higgins 12/10/2014 - 1:19am More...
Message from Chief Ronnell Higgins 12/08/2014 - 5:56pm More...