October 2018

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…


Register for the fourth annual Purple Run

The University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS), in partnership with the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office, is hosting the fourth annual Purple Run, a 5k run/walk, October 27 on the University’s North Campus to benefit SafeHouse Center….


Brian Uridge named the new director of Michigan Medicine Security

The University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) is pleased to announce Brian Uridge as the new Michigan Medicine security director. “Brian has more than 28 years of experience and leadership in healthcare security services and law…


Missing Juvenile – UPDATE

UPDATE: Police have found Claire Blue safe. Thank you for your assistance in sharing the information and contacting the police. Claire Blue, a 12-year-old female, from Union City, Michigan, was last seen on October 16, 2018 at 1:20 p.m. in…


U-M 2018-19 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report available now

The University of Michigan Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) for 2017-2018 is now available. This comprehensive resource on campus safety is published each year by the Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) to provide the University community…