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RUN, HIDE, FIGHT

What should you do if you find yourself in an active killer situation? Watch this video, created by Student Affairs featuring our Pitt police officers, to find out.

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For Safety's Sake 2016

The 2016 issue of For Safety's Sake is now available! 

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Helping Students Stay SAFE

SAFE (Self Defense Awareness & Familiarization Exchange) is a crime-victim prevention and awareness program sponsored by the National Self-Defense Institute, Inc.

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Public Safety Building

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

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

Campus Safety

The University of Pittsburgh Police help contribute to a positive college experience by providing a safe environment to live, learn, and work. 

Watch the video below to learn more about our department and campus safety:

SAFE Program

Self Defense Awareness Familiarization Exchange



SAFE is a crime-victim prevention and awareness program sponsored by the National Self-Defense Institute, Inc. This program teaches students a variety of self-defense tactics and options if...

Pride in Our Community

The University of Pittsburgh Police takes pride in the proactive programs offered in the Pitt community and in the Oakland and surrounding Pittsburgh neighborhoods. These include safety talks, Rape Aggression Defense, and Residence Officer programs as well as community crime prevention groups. Pitt Police’s K9 officers make regular appearances on campus to promote safety.

NEWS

Officer Recognition

Officer Mario Devine

Officer Mario Devine

Years of service: 2.5 years

Education:

Plum High School, 2009

B.S. Administration of Justice, Penn State University, 2013

IUP Police Academy at CMU, 2014 

Background: Safety Officer at WPIC from 2013-2015

Interests:

-Spending time with my family, which include my fiancé, Emma, and my two daughters Mia (age 8) and Eliana (age 6).

- Playing and watching sports

- Traveling  

 

SAFETY BULLETIN

The University of Pittsburgh Police Department would like to remind the community to use proper caution when securing bicycles on campus.  Thieves are known to steal bikes that are not properly secured or secured by ineffective means. 

We suggest using...

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SAFETY BULLETIN

The University of Pittsburgh Police Department would like to remind the community to use caution and extreme discretion when approached by people that ask for money.  Thieves are known to use this tactic enhanced by a sad story with deceitful promises to return the money.


If you encounter this activity or witness it, please contact our department immediately at “412-624-2121” or Pittsburgh PD at “911”.    Any detailed information on the encounter would be beneficial.