At Duke University Police Department (DUPD), we are dedicated to serving and protecting our diverse community of patients, visitors, and staff.

Partnership with Duke University Hospital:

The partnership between DUPD and Duke University Hospital is integral to our shared mission of providing a safe and welcoming environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Through proactive patrols, rapid response to incidents, and collaborative initiatives, we aim to instill confidence and peace of mind in everyone within the Duke University Hospital community.

Our collaboration with Duke University Hospital is paramount to maintaining a safe and secure environment. By working hand in hand with hospital administration and staff, we strive to uphold the highest standards of safety and security for all who walk the hospital grounds.

24/7 Support:

Our team of highly trained security professionals and police officers is on duty round-the-clock, every day of the year. Whether it's a medical emergency, a safety concern, or a simple request for assistance, you can count on DUPD to be there for you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Support for Staff:

We recognize the critical role that hospital staff play in delivering exceptional care to patients. That's why we prioritize their safety and well-being by offering education, resources, and support services. By empowering staff with the knowledge and tools they need, we enhance our collective ability to maintain a secure environment for all.

As the guardians of safety at Duke University Hospital, DUPD is committed to serving our community with integrity, professionalism, and dedication. We encourage you to reach out to us with any security-related concerns or inquiries. Your safety is our priority, and we are here to help.

Duke University Hospital Security

The Duke Police Department has satellite offices at Duke North and Duke South.

Emergency: Dial 9-1-1

Non-Emergency: (919) 684-2444

Contact: Captain R.W. Isley, Police/Security Liaison, Duke University Hospital Operations, (919) 681-4371 or