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Department of Public Safety
Public Safety Modular
Lincoln University, PA 19352- 0999
On Campus: 8139, 7211, 7212
The Department of Public Safety embraces an open door policy. Every member of the Public Safety staff is readily available to meet with any member of the University community to discuss a problem or concern they may have or to simply serve as an advisor on campus issues related to safety on campus. Please feel free to offer comments and suggestions to our attention.
On behalf of the entire department, remember our motto:
SAFETY IS EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY. GET INVOLVED
The main campus is patrolled by armed, sworn Police Officers commissioned by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education & Training Commission (MPOETC). Their authority is contained in Pennsylvania statutes 53 P.S. § 2162 - 71 P.S. § 646.1 and the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure, Chapter 1, Part A, Rule 103.
Our University City location is patrolled by trained security officers who are employed by an outside agency. They work in collaboration with building officials, Lincoln University's Department of Public Safety and the Philadelphia Police Department.
The Department of Public Safety consists of :
Director of Public Safety
Chief of Police
three (3) Sergeants
three (3) Corporals
thirteen (13) Police Officers
seven (7) Security Officers.
Our department also features traditional and non-traditional police duties, Crime Prevention, Fire Safety, a K-9 Unit and Bike Patrol.
It is the policy of Lincoln University to provide a safe and healthy environment for its students, staff and visitors. It is the intent of the University to comply with all occupational health, safety and fire regulations and recommended practices—serious attempts will be made to minimize recognizable hazards.
Compliance with this policy is the responsibility of the entire university community. We are all accountable for the health and safety of students, as well as our own safety.
Individuals in supervisory positions must insist that students and employees comply with health and safety rules and perform all work in a safe manner. Promotion of a positive attitude towards health and safety will help us to promote an environment that is conductive to higher learning.
Students, faculty, and staff must understand that it is their individual responsibility to follow the health and safety rules issued by the University, their departments and their supervisors.
We must recognize that failure to follow health and safety rules may lead to sanctions as outlined i