The Gettysburg College Department of Public Safety is responsible for providing a safe, secure living and learning environment for the campus community.  Officers are on duty 365 days a year and provide immediate response to all types of emergencies on campus. The Department provides services in the areas of patrol, investigations, parking enforcement, residence hall protection, building security, crime prevention, and special event security.

Department Breakdown

The Department encompasses the following primary divisions:

  • Crime Prevention and Community Policing
  • Life and Fire Safety Services
  • Patrol, Operations, and Investigations
  • Parking & Transportation Services

Staff Breakdown

The current staffing of the Department includes:

  • Director
  • Associate Director
  • Assistant Director/Major/Patrol and Investigatory Operations
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Three Lieutenants
  • Field Training Officers or Corporals
  • Life and Fire Safety Manager
  • Several Community Service Officers
  • Communications Officers
  • Library Security Officer