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…


SECURITY BULLETIN: Assault in Off-Campus Neighborhood

The Ann Arbor Police Department is investigating an assault that occurred at an off-campus neighborhood in the area of Burns Park, near Baldwin Ave on February 8, 2020, around 6:30 p.m.  A student was approached by an unknown male who…


Safety tips for using online dating apps

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! If you are one of the many people swiping their way to a date, be sure to follow these safety tips.   Use alternate photos for your dating profile. When a dating app user uses the same…


Security Bulletin

The U-M Division of Public Safety & Security responded to the report of a car fire on the fifth floor in the Michigan Medicine P1 parking garage on Saturday evening.  The victim, a U-M staff member, reported that he was…


January is National Stalking Awareness Month

Stalking is a crime that impacts millions of people each year. University of Michigan police officers receive about 21 inquiries related to stalking behavior on average each year affecting our students, faculty, and staff. The Division of Public Safety and…