Public Safety & Transportation

USF Community Notice: Effective July 1st, 2023, the Department of Public Safety Administrative office hours for in-person support are 10:00 am to 3:00pm. Outside of those hours please email our team at 

The Department of Public Safety strives to be a transparent, ethical, trustworthy and accountable department that provides service with respect, care and neutrality that exceeds the community's expectations.  While focused on the delivery of exceptional service, the 24-hour communications center dispatchers, uniformed public safety officers and administrative staff are also committed to ensuring the safety and security of the community keeping in mind and sensitive to the cultural impacts policing has had on the communities of color. We provide:

If there were a disaster or emergency, you would be able to obtain updated bulletins and important instructions through this website.

Public Safety’s Emergency Information Webpage

Progressive Policing Community Advisory Board

The Progressive Policing Community Advisory Board (PPCAB) is a new collaboration between the Department of Public Safety and campus community members to develop and implement  fair, equitable, and effective police practices.

Current PPCAB projects include:

  • Crime Bulletin Criteria
  • Officer Liaison Program
  • DPS Inclusivity Statement

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2023 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

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In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA), we are pleased to present the University of San Francisco's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report — containing information for the 2020-21 academic year. The report also includes crime statistics spanning the years 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. As in past years, crime statistics confirm a low campus crime rate, particularly the low incidence of violent crime. 

For a printed copy of the report, please contact the Department of Public Safety at 415-422-4222 or by email