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What should you do if you find yourself in an active killer situation? Watch our video to find out.

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For Safety's Sake 2015
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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.

Status - Normal

The University of Pittsburgh is operating normally at this time.


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 confronted by an attacker....

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.


February SAFE Classes

Pitt will hold SAFE self-defense classes on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 400 pm

Classes are held at the Petersen Events Center, Baierl multipurpose room. Please contact Officer Camp to register! (HLC33@pitt.edu)

Off Campus Safety

Take a moment to review these safety tips if you live off campus. Be smart, be safe!

See Something? Say Something.

The Pitt Police asks you to be our eyes and ears around campus. If you notice any suspicious activity, please contact us or the City of Pittsburgh Police.