Safety by the Numbers
Some facts about our campus police:
More than 500 emergency phones are scattered throughout the campus. Most exterior and
garage phones have blue lights, making them easily visible.
You can visit Pitt Mobile at m.pitt.edu to access emergency contact information on your smart phone or Web-capable mobile device.
In the event of a reported crime, the chief of police at each University of Pittsburgh campus is responsible for
A Crime Alert will be issued when a serious, unresolved crime is committed on or adjacent to campus and the crime creates a threat of immediate physical harm to faculty, staff, or students, and the likelihood of repetition is such that a report is necessary to aid in the prevention of similar occurrences. Crime Alerts will not be issued if, in the professional judgment of the chief of police, the crime is not considered to create a threat to the campus community.
Crime Alerts describe the alleged actor(s), the nature, date, time, and location of the crime, and the type of precautions that individuals should take to prevent similar occurrences. Crime alerts do not contain identifying information about
Crime Alerts are distributed to all affected administrative officers, campus presidents, deans, directors, and department heads, for dissemination to persons within their areas of responsibility.
In addition, Crime Alerts will be made available at University buildings, posted on relevant University bulletin boards, displayed on the University police department's Web site (police.pitt.edu for the Pittsburgh campus) and Facebook page for 30 days or until the crime is resolved, and reported to the campus' media relations office. You may sign up to receive crime alerts via text message by visiting police.pitt.edu.
In the event these communication media are unavailable, alternate posting may be made through the University's Audix system or other modes of communication.
University of Pittsburgh Police
or Noncampus Phone
General Assistance 4-4040
Office of Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Education (SHARE)
Student Health Service
University Counseling Center
(Phones answered 24 hours a day/seven days a week)
Environmental Health and Safety
City of Pittsburgh
Police, Fire, Ambulance
Pittsburgh Action Against Rape
Center for Victims
of Public Welfare
ChildLine for abuse reporting
Re:solve Crisis Network
Mental Health Crisis Intervention
1-866-7-YOU CAN or 1-888-796-8226
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