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Dedicated to Safety & Security - 24/7

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


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


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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News & Announcements

Officials Monitoring Forecast for Winter Storm

December 7, 2018
Several inches of snow, ice expected over the weekend

Traffic Advisory: Swift Avenue Closed at West Pettigrew Street

November 14, 2018
Durham police are investigating a fatal pedestrian train crash

Blue Devil of the Week: Helping Keep Duke Safe

November 11, 2018
Lance Brown is a sergeant with Duke Police and serves in the U.S. Army Reserve

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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.