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The Duke University Campus Police Department provides 24-hour police and security services to Duke’s academic campus and hospital.  We are guardians of a community of world class students, educators, researchers and healthcare providers.

Emergency: 911  •  Non-Emergency: (919) 684-2444

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Citizens' Police Academy

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The Citizens' Police Academy program is designed to give community members an overview of our department's structure, services and personnel.

Duke Police Safety Escorts

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During the hours of darkness, Duke Police offers Safety Escorts for students and employees on campus and at the Duke Hospital.

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Duke Citizens Police Academy Leaves Lasting Bonds

April 23, 2019
Duke University Police honors newest class of graduates

Duke Officials Monitoring Tornado Watch Sunday

April 14, 2019

[Update: 10:30 p.m., Sunday, April 14, 2019]

The National Weather Service has extended the tornado watch Durham County and other Triangle areas until and until 5 a.m., Monday, April 15. 

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The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Durham County and other Triangle areas until 8 p.m. Sunday.

A watch means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in and close to the watch area.

Duke Monitoring Impact of Downtown Explosion

April 10, 2019
Story will be updated as details become available

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Careers at Duke: Duke University Campus Police Department

With roughly 70 officers on staff, Duke Police provides safety and security for Duke University and its Health System. As a member of the department, officers have access to a variety of benefits and professional development opportunities.