2018

Before you go: A Winter Break Checklist

Another semester has come and gone. Before you leave campus for winter break, make sure you take the time to properly secure your residence and belongings. We’ve created a checklist to help you prepare before you leave: Secure your residence…


UMPD participates in annual Shop with a Cop event

 On Wednesday, Dec. 5, Washtenaw County children, their families and local law enforcement came together to participate in the annual Shop with a Cop event on the west side of Ann Arbor. The event is hosted by the Washtenaw County…


Passage of Proposal 18-1 and marijuana use on U-M campus

The passage of Proposal 18-1, legalizing non-public recreational marijuana use by those 21 and over, may have some members of our university community wondering if it’s legal to use marijuana recreationally on campus. The new state law will not change…


Thanksgiving Break Reminders

Heading home for Thanksgiving break? Staying on campus and enjoying a Friendsgiving? Wherever you are celebrating, we have some tips to help you stay safe as you enjoy your break. Leaving Campus Close and lock all windows and doors Close…


DPSS Student Advisory Board kicks off 2018-19 school year

The Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) Student Advisory Board welcomed four new and two returning members at its first meeting of the 2018-19 school year on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The DPSS Student Advisory Board facilitates and enhances communication…



Vehicle Break-ins Near Campus

Several vehicle break-ins near campus have been reported to the Ann Arbor Police Department. Overnight on Nov. 1, between the hours of 5 p.m. and 9 a.m., several vehicle break-ins were reported on the following streets: Berkshire, Devonshire, Lorraine, Vinewood…


2018 Purple Run sees increase in participation

The University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS), in partnership with the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office, hosted the fourth annual Purple Run, a 5k run/walk, Saturday, Oct. 27 on the university’s North Campus. The event drew a…


Suspicious Package Safety

Recent news on explosive devices and suspicious packages intercepted by law enforcement may have you worried about your safety. While there is no known connection between these incidents and the University of Michigan at this time; out of an abundance…


Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner! How do you plan to celebrate? If you plan to go out and about, here are some tips: Choose your Halloween costume wisely Check the weather forecast in advance and dress accordingly. Don’t carry…