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Crime Awareness and Campus Security at Brown University 2003

In accordance with the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, Brown University, through this publication, is making available information regarding campus security policies and procedures at Brown University as well as crime statistics reported to law enforcement officials for the area where Brown University is located.

Brown University Department of Public Safety

Brown University Public Safety personnel are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The department, an internationally accredited police agency, is composed of over 80 men and women serving in various capacities, including police officers, security officers, communications control officers, and building guards.

Of the total number of university personnel involved in providing Public Safety, approximately 33 are commissioned police officers, authorized by the State of Rhode Island to enforce its laws. Only with the cooperation of everyone within the university community can these services be effective in providing better protection to persons and property.

The Public Safety Communication and Information Center is located at Faunce House Arch at 75 Waterman Street. The emergency phone number is 863-4111; the phone number for routine calls is 863-3322, and the phone number for the TDD (telephone device for the deaf) is 863-1740. It is open and staffed 24 hours a day. Department headquarters are located at 75 Charlesfield Street. These administrative offices are open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The phone number for the administrative offices is 863-3103.