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Office of Public Safety

Welcome to the Providence College Office of Public Safety.  Public Safety operates twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

Working Together For A Safe Campus

The mission of the Providence College Office of Public Safety is to safeguard members of the College community, to protect private and institutional property, and to prevent crime. The Office of Public Safety strives to maintain an atmosphere of professionalism, courtesy and respect, while embracing diversity through community engagement, and hiring and training practices that enhance the overall mission of Providence College.

Safety & Security is Our Highest Priority

The Office of Public Safety’s highest priority is to safeguard the Providence College campus to ensure a safe space for all community members to visit, live, learn and work. On behalf of College President Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard, O.P., we want to assure our students and their families, and our faculty and staff, that we have a coordinated and comprehensive plan in place for responding to a variety of emergencies that could occur as a result of human action or natural events. Members of the Prov​idence College Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management teams work collaboratively with the Providence Police Department to monitor local, regional, national, and international events t​hat may affect Providence College. Key information is shared between our team and local, state, and federal law­‐enforcement teams. Learn more about our office and policies h​ere​.