Contacting the Department
The Public Safety Office is located on the first floor of Shaw Hall. The Department of Public Safety is on duty 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Persons seeking assistance from off campus locations can contact the department by dialing (617) 928-4777. On campus callers can obtain non-emergency assistance by dialing ext. #4777 or by utilizing the campus call boxes located at the entrance of each residence hall or the red Public Safety direct dial Assistance/Escort phones located in each building. Public Safety can also be reached by email at email@example.com
For emergency assistance while on campus the department can be reached by dialing 911 from any campus phone. Utilizing 911 will ensure the quickest possible response in emergency situations. Please remember the 911 systems should not be used for routine questions or assistance.
When calling for assistance please remember to speak slowly and clearly, and provide the following information:
· Name of Caller
· Specific Location of Incident (ie: Name of Building, Room #, etc.)
· Nature of Emergency (ie: Medical, Fire, Fight in Progress, etc.)
· Number of persons involved
· In Medical Emergencies, condition of Victim (ie: Conscious, Passed Out, Breathing/Not Breathing, Bleeding, etc.)
Callers are also requested to stay on the line with the Public Safety Dispatcher until help arrives so that any additional information needed by responding personnel can be obtained.
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