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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

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION – Moped Theft Alert
Posted on 25 August 2014 | 2:08 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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Crime Prevention Update Aug 21
Posted on 21 August 2014 | 6:19 pm
On behalf of Public Safety, I am extending a warm welcome back to all of our students, faculty, and staff. As we kick off the fall semester, here are a few things to pass along from the Department: Over the past few weeks, there have been several incidences of graffiti around campus. As a reminder, […]
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