Public Safety

Tobacco- and Smoke-Free AU

Tobacco- and Smoke-Free AU

AU is Proud to be Tobacco- and Smoke-Free

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Safety Resources

Communicate, Learn, Prepare, Prevent, Respond: Know about safety and security resources at AU.

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Questions?

  • Public Safety
    202-885-2527
    Fax: 202-885-1867
    dps@american.edu
    Public Safety Bldg, Room

    9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. For emergencies, please call 202-885-3636.

    Sowers, William Curtis
    Police Captain

Mailing Address
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    Crime Alerts

    Stay up-to-date on the latest crime information on and around campus.

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    Self-Defense Training

    Sign-up for free self-defense training.

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    Parking and Traffic

    Get information on Parking at American University

  • Police Operations

    Police Operations

    Learn more about the officers of Public Safety.

  • Officers on the Quad

    FAQ

    Frequently Asked Public Safety Questions

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

Call our campus emergency line: 202-885-3636

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AU Alerts & Guardian

Learn more about how to get text alerts and use the Rave Guardian Safety App.

AU Alerts


Army Corps Project

Environmental cleanup at the Glenbrook Road site.

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