The University of Pittsburgh Police Department takes pride in the proactive programs it offers in the Pitt community and in surrounding Pittsburgh neighborhoods. These include safety talks, Rape Aggression Defense, and Residence Officer programs as well as community crime prevention groups. Pitt Police K9 officers make regular appearances on campus to promote safety.
The University of Pittsburgh Police contribute to a positive college experience by providing a safe environment in which to live, learn, and work.
SAFE is a crime-victim prevention and awareness program sponsored by the National Self-Defense Institute, Inc. The program teaches students a variety of self-defense tactics and options.