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The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety is responsible for emergency response on the University of Iowa campus. The largest division is the Police Division, which is made up of 45 state certified police officers who patrol the campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Mission Statement

OUR MISSION is to provide each member of the University of Iowa community with a sense of security throughout campus by creating a safe learning environment at all times and educating students, faculty and staff in matters of protection and personal responsibility.

Employment Opportunities

Interested in working for the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety? Click here to learn about current openings and opportunities in the Department.

Patch Requests

For security reasons the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety does not respond to requests for duplication, trading or exchange of our badge, patch, emblems or any other items that identify our department. Thank you for understanding.

Contact Us


Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency: 319-335-5022
Fax: 319-335-5800


808 University Capitol Centre
200 S Capitol Street
Iowa City,IA 52242-5500


Media Inquiries

Hayley Bruce, Office of Strategic Communication, 319-384-0072