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University Police

Established in 1926 as Campus Patrol, today Penn State University Police and Public Safety is responsible for protecting and serving more than 100,000 of Penn State’s students, employees and visitors at 22 campuses located throughout Pennsylvania.

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Emergency Management

The Emergency Management Office provides emergency planning in compliance with federal and state emergency management regulations for all Penn State locations.

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The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the Clery Act) is a federal consumer protection law that requires institutions of higher education participating in the federal student financial aid program to disclose information about certain crime on campus, on buildings/property owned or controlled by the university, and on publicly owned property within or immediately adjacent to the campus.

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Behavioral Threat Management

Provides education, communication, planning, assessment, and management toward the goal of mitigating behavioral threats.

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Physical Security

Physical security is primarily concerned with restricting physical access by unauthorized people (commonly interpreted as intruders) to controlled facilities.