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Department of Police and Public Safety
As part of our standard orientation process all students and staff at all levels are advised to reportpromptly any crime on or of campus to the University Police Department. The Downstate Medical Centerhas detailed policies regarding report of Domestic Crimes and Workplace Violence, and all areencouraged and assisted in reporting crime to both the University Police Department and the New YorkCity Police Department.Potential criminal actions and other emergencies on campus should be reported promptly and directly byany student, faculty member or employee to the University Police / Public Safety Office by dialing campusextension 270-2626. Upon receipt of the call, personnel are dispatched immediately to the site of thecomplaint and, as noted above, University Police Officers have the authority to make arrests if necessary. Members of the campus community can also report incidents to the following offices:
Please note that these offices allow victims and witnesses to report crime on a voluntary and confidentialbasis. Reports of this nature are filed with the University Police Department for informational purposes,but there is no formal investigation of the incident. Counselors at the Student Counseling Service who areinformed by persons they are counseling of the commission of a crime may also inform that person thatcrimes can be reported to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students Office on avoluntary, confidential basis for inclusion in the university’s crime statistics only.
From SUNY Downstate Medical Center CAMPUS SECURITY REPORT