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Emergencies 215-573-3333 / 511 (campus phone)
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4040 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Summer Safety at Penn

The Division of Public Safety (DPS) is committed to the safety and wellbeing of the Penn and West Philadelphia communities which we serve. As we enter the summer season on campus, we would like to provide a few safety reminders and a list of the many resources available. Throughout the summer months, Public Safety maintains the same deployment levels, regardless of campus population. A reminder that the Penn Patrol Zone extends from 30th Street to 43rd Street (east to west) and Market Street...
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“[DPS] helped create an environment where I’m proud to work, feel safe to work – long past regular work hours and feel a real sense of community with our police department.  I’ve been on this campus for over 30 years and I’ve personally witnessed the respectful engagements.”
J. G.
Penn Staff Member

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