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  • DPS to Offer Free Self-Defense R.E.A.C.T. Classes!
    September 22, 2022
    The Department of Public Safety is excited to offer free self-defense classes! We call our program Risk Evaluation And Counter Techniques (R.E.A.C.T.) This comprehensive self-defense course is open to everyone in the Princeton University Community. Our ‘hands-on’, practical, self-defense course, also includes a simulation exercise, but is not a mandatory requirement of the program. R.E.A.C.T. Basic Self Defense  Email to register:
  • Welcome to the Class of 2026!
    August 26, 2022
    Greetings, and welcome to the new academic year! I would like to welcome the class of 2026 to Princeton University and look forward to seeing you at the Clash of the Colleges to kick off the start of the semester! This year is an exciting time for our campus as students begin to occupy our two newest residential colleges and continue to grow our community!
  • Celebrating February’s Black History Month
    February 16, 2022
    In celebration of February’s Black History Month, the Department of Public Safety is delighted to highlight the following programming and resources offered by Princeton University:
  • Meet Coach!
    February 2, 2022
    The Princeton University Department of Public Safety (DPS) would like to introduce you to our newest member, Coach! Coach joined DPS in August 2021 to serve as the Princeton University Department of Public Safety Police Service Dog. She is a two-year-old Labrador Retriever who loves belly scratches, performing tricks, and meeting new friends!   
  • Information Security - Common Scams
    February 2, 2022
    Sgt. Sean Ryder met with Tara Schaufler, Information Security Training and Awareness Program Manager, to discuss some of the most common types of cyber fraud and scams encountered by our community. As technology continues to advance and expand, so do cyber-crimes. By making our community aware of these type of crimes, it is our hope they will take the necessary steps to increase their security and resistance to them.