Inauguration Day Safety FAQs

Last week’s unprecedented events at the U.S. Capitol have heightened fears for the upcoming Presidential Inauguration. In response, law enforcement agencies, at all levels, are examining and implementing security measures to ensure that the historic transition of power will be…


DPSS staffer shares musical talent to soothe anxiety

After working at the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital for less than a month, Guest Services Specialist Emily Wheeler hit the ground running reducing the risk and anxiety of patients, staff and visitors using a skill not listed in her job…


SECURITY BULLETIN: Home Invasion in Off-Campus Neighborhood

The Ann Arbor Police Department is investigating a home invasion that occurred at an off-campus home on Church St. on December 31, 2020, at around 6:30 a.m.  A resident of the off-campus home reported hearing a loud noise in the…


Successful Shop with a Cop Event Despite Pandemic

Each year, local law enforcement agencies come together to brighten the spirits of children and their families during the annual Shop with a Cop event. This year, the on-going COVID-19 pandemic required our local heroes to get a little more…


SECURITY BULLETIN: Home Invasion in Off-Campus Neighborhood

The Ann Arbor Police Department is investigating a home invasion that occurred at an off-campus home on South State St. on November 24 at around 3:20 a.m.  A resident of the off-campus home reported hearing someone enter the home and…


Crime Alert – 2020-5 – Canceled

Alert ID: 2020-5 Alert Agency: UMPD (#20-4561) Alert Issued: Nov. 15, 2020, 2:50 p.m. Date of Incident: November 15, 2020, at approximately 11:35 a.m. Location: Parking Lot NW-55, 2500 Stone Rd., Ann Arbor Offense: Armed Robbery Summary: CANCELED – November 17,…


2020 DPSS Veterans Day Highlight: Ryan Cavanaugh

The Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) employs more than 40 veterans. For Veterans Day, we are proud to spotlight one of the veterans that has been working for DPSS since 2006: Sgt. Ryan Cavanaugh. Sgt. Cavanaugh joined the…


Election Day Safety FAQs

Although election day and the following days may bring about feelings of uncertainty and anxiety, the safety and security of the U-M community is the number one priority of DPSS. We want our community members to know the steps we…


Stay Home, Stay Safe

To curb the spread of COVID-19, the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) will collaborate with U-M Student Life and the Ann Arbor Police Department (AAPD) to have an enhanced presence off campus to assist the…


So you want to exercise your first amendment right…

As our community navigates the election season and the on-going COVID-19 impacts, the Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) has provided safety tips and resources to keep our community safe.  “Ensuring that our community members not only are safe…