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Keep safe on campus.

Nothing is more important than your safety. You can be sure Rutgers does everything in its power to protect you. Rutgers has an extensive security system to promote a crime-free campus environment, including our own commissioned police force on duty 24/7/365. Rutgers has a detailed emergency plan in place, including a multilayered emergency-notification system that includes person-to-person contact via email and cell phone. And at Rutgers we look after one another.

New Brunswick
The Rutgers University Police Department in New Brunswick has commissioned uniformed police officers as well as community policing officers, community service officers, and security officers working together around-the-clock, and in partnership with the surrounding communities to protect and serve all individuals while on the Rutgers campuses.  Learn more in Safety Matters.

The Rutgers University Police Department in Newark operates out of two campus locations. Police Officers who have received police academy training and have full police authority throughout the state. Officers patrol in marked police vehicles, bike, segway, and on foot patrols. The Rutgers-Newark Police Department also has several security officers. Learn more in Safety Matters.

The Rutgers University Police Department in Camden consists of full-time police officers who patrol the campus in vehicles, bicycles, and on foot with the assistance of security officers. Learn more in Safety Matters.