public safety

  1. November 18, 2023

    UM Emergency Alert system test set for Nov. 20

    The Division of Public Safety and Security will test the UM Emergency Alert system at noon Nov. 20. The test will be sent through all alert system methods.

  2. November 2, 2023

    Weapons detection system expands U-M security operations

    U-M is expanding its security operations with a new walk-through weapons detection system at Michigan Stadium. The new system will be operational with the Nov. 4 football game against Purdue University.

  3. October 3, 2023

    2023 Security and Fire Safety Report now available online

    The U-M Security and Fire Safety Report for 2023 is now available online with information about public safety and emergency services, as well as three-year statistics of reported crime on campus and adjoining properties.

  4. July 31, 2023

    Study to examine criminal justice reform in Michigan

    The Center for Local, State and Urban Policy, and Poverty Solutions will look at the perspective of Michigan’s local officials on factors related to racial justice and other public safety policies.

  5. September 7, 2022

    DPSS provides updates on recent unrelated incidents

    The Division of Public Safety and Security has posted updates to four unrelated incidents that have caused concern to members of the campus community. None involves current public safety threats. 

  6. August 15, 2022

    New policy, tracking system aids Clery Act compliance

    U-M has developed a new robust process to identify, notify, train and track employees who have responsibility under federal regulations to report certain crimes to the university.

  7. October 7, 2021

    Reflecting on U-M’s anti-racism initiatives a year later

    Nearly a year after several new anti-racism initiatives were announced, students, staff and faculty have had opportunities to discuss, listen and learn about how to build a more equitable and inclusive community.

  8. October 4, 2021

    Reports of possible gunshots at UM-Flint determined to be unfounded

    An investigation of reported possible gunshots on the UM-Flint campus Monday morning determined no shots were fired and there was never a threat to the campus. Classes and activities are taking place.

  9. October 3, 2021

    Leaders say threat from web post mitigated; classes to continue

    President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan M. Collins told the Ann Arbor campus community a shooting threat that had been posted online has been mitigated and that classes and activities will continue as scheduled.

  10. October 2, 2021

    U-M leaders, DPSS address online shooting threat

    U-M officials say there is no indication of imminent harm to the Ann Arbor campus community from a shooting threat that had been posted online. On-campus activities will continue Monday.