The safety of all members of the campus community is of vital concern to Truman State University. The Department of Public Safety serves the campus 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, providing both emergency and non-emergency assistance to the University community.

Phone Numbers

For Emergencies
(660) 665-5621
Fleet Vehicles
(660) 785-7400
Parking Decals & Tickets
(660) 785-7400


Members of the Truman community are strongly encouraged to register their bikes with the Department of Public Safety. Bicycle registration’s are free of charge.

Bike Registration

Bicycle Friendly Business

It is the policy of the Department of Public Safety to only admit persons to locked buildings who have authorization.

To request building admittance call (660) 785-4176

Building Admittance

The Department of Public Safety sponsors crime prevention programs that teach individuals how to reduce their risk of being victimized.

Crime Prevention Programs

Truman faculty, staff, and students can sign up to receive emergency text messages. You can register up to three mobile numbers to receive alerts.

Emergency Text Messaging Service

The Department of Public Safety offers a Lost and Found Service for the Truman community.

Lost and Found

To request a SAFE Team escort, call (660) 785-5621 and ask for an officer to escort you where you need to go on campus.

SAFE Team Escorts

The Truman Department of Public Safety works collaboratively with the campus to coordinate the University’s compliance activities with the Clery Act.

Clery Act Information

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General Services Building 100 — Please enter the Department of Public Safety Office from the west side (Franklin Street) under the drive-thru canopy.

  • A police officer is on-duty 24 hours and can be reached in an emergency by dialing 911.

    For non-emergencies call (660) 665-5621

The Department of Public Safety at Truman has a receptionist on-duty Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except for University holidays. A student receptionist is on duty Monday – Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  The DPS Reception area is closed weekends during the Summer Sessions.

Summer Sessions and Holidays
Specific hours for Summer Sessions and University Holidays are posted on TruView.

Parking Services/Decals
Parking Services/distribution of parking decals hours are Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.