2021

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…


Crime Alert – 2021-1

Alert ID: 2021-1 Alert Agency: AAPD #2021-17992 Alert Issued: June 8, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. Date of Incident: June 8, 2021, at approximately 1:37 a.m. Location: 1400 block Hill St.,  Ann Arbor, off campus Offense: Home Invasion Summary: At approximately…


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…



DPSS Supports New State Bill for Autism and Policing

April is National Autism Acceptance Month and the U-M Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) is using this time to share the training that our officers do in order to have better interactions with individuals on the autism spectrum….


DPSS celebrates National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

April 11-17 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week! And we want to take a moment to highlight our hardworking U-M Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) dispatchers. This week-long event is a time to celebrate and thank those who…



Tips for Severe Weather Threats During COVID-19

Due to local community spread of COVID-19, choosing shelter locations, and sheltering in place may present unforeseen challenges during a severe weather event such as a tornado. To mitigate the risk of COVID-19 to the campus community, U-M building access…


UM Emergency Alert

UPDATE #1 –  9:14 am – The emergency alert test was sent in error. There is no emergency. Updates: dpss.umich.edu UM EAlert Ann Arbor: 0850 am Test CSSB . Testing . Updates: dpss.umich.edu


Crime Alert – 2019-4

Alert ID: 2019-4 Alert Agency: AAPD #19-15125 Alert Issued: April 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Date of Incident: April 16, 2019 at approximately 10:15 a.m. Location: 1000 block E. Ann St., off campus Offense: Home Invasion Summary: As told to…