Public Safety

Questions?

  • Public Safety
    202.885.2527
    Fax: 202.885.1867
    dps@american.edu
    Public Safety Building, Room

    This email address is answered Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5PM. If you need a quick response out side of these hours please call the phone number.

Mailing Address

Office of the Director

The Office of the Director of Public Safety oversees all of Public Safety's command and administrative functions. Among the duties of the Office of the Director are:

  • Coordinating security for special events
  • Inspectorial services
  • Case referrals to Student Conduct Council and Conflict Resolution Services (SCCRS)
  • Overseeing the Public Safety Aide unit
  • Personnel training
  • Department accreditation
  • Crime analysis
  • Coordination with the Metropolitan Police Department