About the Department of Public Safety

Phone Numbers

  • For emergencies call 911
  • For non-emergencies call (660) 665-5621
  • For Building/Office Admittance call (660) 785-4176

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) at Truman State University consists of the University Police Department, Parking Services and University Fleet Vehicles. The University Police Department provides both emergency and non-emergency assistance to the University community.

The Department of Public Safety offers safety escort services, houses the University’s central lost and found department, provides safekeeping for firearms and provides crime-prevention programs, including rape aggression defense training. The Department encourages everyone to report crimes which occur on campus to the University Police Department — for emergencies call 911; for non-emergencies call (660) 665-5621.


The Department of Public Safety is located in the General Services Building at the corner of Franklin and Patterson streets.  Please enter the Department of Public Safety from the west side (Franklin Street) under the drive-thru canopy.

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