UPDATE – Missing Person Found

UPDATE – September 24, 2020 — Richard Clark has been found. Many thanks to community members for their vigilance and for contacting us. September 23, 2020 — DPSS is looking for Richard Allen Clark, SR., 71 years of age. Clark…


Move-In Safety Tips

This week students are heading back to Ann Arbor for the fall semester. Due to COVID-19, move-in will look a little different this year.  Whether you’re beginning your first year on campus or returning for another year, we have some…


Crime Alert – 2020-4

Alert ID: 2020-4 Alert Agency: UMPD (#20-2957) Alert Issued: Aug. 10, 2020 06:10 AM Date of Incident: August 10, 2020, at approximately 2:10 a.m. Location: Northwood V, 2100 block Stone Rd., Ann Arbor Offense: Home Invasion Summary: At approximately 2:10…


Identifying and Avoiding Social Media Scams

As social media platforms and channels have grown in popularity, they have become major targets for cybercriminals. Scams are prevalent across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn. Social media platforms encourage users to share information and connect with other people, which…


A Message from the DPSS Student Advisory Board

As the new school year begins, the Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) Student Advisory Board (SAB) co-chairs, Stephen Bonesteel and Sumaya Tabbah,  have asked us to share their thoughts about their experiences serving on the SAB.  To our…


Michigan Medicine Security SAVE Training Team Receives Staff Impact Award

The University of Michigan’s Division of Public Safety and Security’s Michigan Medicine Security SAVE (Situational Awareness for Violent Events) Training team was among the nine individuals and six teams who were presented with Staff Impact Awards at the online ceremony…



Message to the community

To our community, First and foremost, I want to express my sincere condolences to the family of George Floyd. I stand with the millions of people, including fellow police officers, who have peacefully taken to the streets and raised their…


Unemployment Fraud Alert

The rising unemployment population due to the COVID-19 pandemic is being exploited by international fraudsters that have been using stolen data to file and collect false unemployment claims. According to an alert issued by the Secret Service, it is estimated…


Honoring Police Week During COVID-19

Each year, UMPD recognizes National Police Week — a week that is dedicated to the special recognition of law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. In 2019,…