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…


Emergency Alert Test

Update #4: 2:00pm Alert Testing has concluded Update #3: 1:57pm Alert Testing Continues Update #2: 12:24pm Additional information would be provided here. Update #1: 12:02pm During actual emergency additional information would be provided here. UM EAlert Ann Arbor: 12:00pm This…


UM Emergency Alert test scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 21

The University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security will test the UM Emergency Alert system on Wednesday, Oct. 21 between noon and 2 p.m. The test will be sent through all methods of the alert system, including the…


Improvements to the UM Emergency Alerts system

The Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) and Information and Technology Services (ITS) have partnered to improve the UM Emergency Alerts system for all University of Michigan campuses.  On October 19, the university introduced a new enrollment page, alerts.umich.edu,…


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month begins today. According to the CDC, approximately 1 in 4 women and nearly 1 in 10 men have experienced intimate partner violence,  sexual violence, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner during their lifetime.  Domestic…


Tips to prevent bike theft

Bicycle theft on the U-M Ann Arbor campus has increased since the end of August. DPSS is investigating, but there are also things you can do to help prevent theft. Since bicycles serve as the primary mode of transportation for…