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Department of Public Safety

The College of Charleston’s Department of Public Safety is committed to helping maintain a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. The full-service, nationally accredited department of police officers, detectives, and support and administrative staff provide crime prevention, event management and police services twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

This website will help you learn what to do in an emergency, help you avoid becoming the victim of a crime and learn more about your role as a member of the College of Charleston community.

Latest Public Safety News

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:39 pm
In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the “Clery Act”), 20 U.S.C. 1092 (f), the College of Charleston issues timely notices to notify the campus community of Clery Act crimes or other serious incidents that the College determines represent a serious and ongoing threat to the […]
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National Campus Safety Awareness Month
Posted on 1 September 2014 | 5:31 am
The Department of Public Safety in partnership with Residence Life, Student Life, Counseling and Substance Abuse, Victim Services, Emergency Management, Community Relations, and the Center for International Education is proud to sponsor National Campus Safety Awareness Month throughout the month of September.  Every year, weekly themes are chosen to raise awareness of particular issues affecting […]
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