Public Safety Building
Public Safety Building

The Pitt Police Station is located on the first three floors of the Jerome Cochran Public Safety Building.

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Giving Thanks

A Spring 2012 ceremony honored Police Department efforts with students presenting signed banners that thanked Pitt Police for keeping the Oakland campus safe.

Status - Normal

The University of Pittsburgh is operating normally at this time.


SAFE Program

Self Defense Awareness Familiarization Exchange:
University of Pittsburgh Police Officers recently held a SAFE course for the ALPHA DELTA PI sorority. The course took place Wednesday, March 6th in the Petersen Events Center.  Instructing Officers were Officers Michelle McDaniel, Heather Camp, Matt Druskin, Gus Lukacs, and Joe Galla.

Safe is a program sponsored by the National Self-Defense Institute, Inc. with the primary goal being survival. It gives the student options if confronted by an attacker by showing self-defense tactics. Residence Officer Program provides an opportunity for the Pitt Police and... Read more>


Case Solved

The University of Pittsburgh Police arrested a male on October 30, 2014 for a string of thefts. It was also determined that the male was responsible for the Indecent Assault that took place at the corner of Forbes Avenue and Bouquet Street on October 28, 2014.

Text Alerts Now Available

In an effort to communicate with the University Community more effectively, the University of Pittsburgh Police Department will now release important alerts, news, and other information to our "Notify U" list where subscribers receive these notifications via text and/or email.  This service is operated by the Pitt Police and is separate from ENS (Emergency Notification Service).

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Campus Safety Video - 2014

Check out the latest Campus Safety video from our Community Relations Officer Guy Johnson: