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Halloween Safety Tips

As you prepare to celebrate this year’s pandemic Halloween, it’s important to keep some safety tips in mind.  Tips for motorists during trick-or-treating hours Watch for children walking on roadways, medians, and curbsEnter and exit driveways and alleyways with extreme…


FBI UPDATE – Social Media Threat

UPDATE 2 – FBI Statement Oct. 3, 2021, at 6:50 p.m. — The FBI provided an update on the joint investigation into the posts online threatening violence against women on the University of Michigan campus. As the FBI indicated, which…


Crime Alert – 2021-3

Alert ID: 2021-3 Alert Agency: AAPD #2021-34205 Alert Issued: September 24, 2021 Date of Incident: September 24, 2021, at approximately 1:00 a.m. Location: 500 block Lawrence St., Ann Arbor Offense: Home Invasion and Sexual Assault Summary: The Ann Arbor Police…


DPSS Advancing Public Safety Update

The University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security has made significant progress on implementing a number of recommendations identified by the University of Michigan Advancing Public Safety Task Force. Following the publication of the final report on May…


Move-In Safety Tips

This week students are heading back to Ann Arbor for the fall semester. Due to COVID-19, move-in will look a little different this year.  Whether you’re beginning your first year on campus or returning, we have some tips and reminders…


UPDATE – Suspect Arraigned

UPDATE, Aug. 10, 2021 – A man suspected of committing a string of assaults against women in downtown Ann Arbor has been arraigned on several sexual assault charges on Tuesday, Aug. 10. The suspect was arraigned on two felony counts…



DPSS Statement on Task Force Report

We would like to thank the members of the University of Michigan Advancing Public Safety Task Force for their passion and commitment to enhancing public safety for all members of our campus community. The Task Force members dedicated time outside…


DPSS wraps up annual training

Each year, the Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) staff come together to participate in a variety of training sessions designed to prepare staff to provide the best possible service to the U-M community. While training is ongoing throughout…