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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Police and Public Safety

Department Reports - Introduction

Personal safety is an important concern for everyone. The University Police / Public Safety Department atthe Health Science Center at Brooklyn (better known as Downstate Medical Center) shares this concernand accepts the responsibility for ensuring the safety of students, staff and visitors, as well as the securityof state and personal property.Our Center is located in New York City. Like other people living and working in urban areas, members ofthe Downstate community must take common-sense precautions to avoid becoming a crime victim. Themajor portion of crime on campus is directed against property rather than the person and, comparativelyspeaking, the incidence of all crime on campus is low.

From SUNY Downstate Medical Center CAMPUS SECURITY REPORT