Police & Security Services
To help students, staff and faculty protect personal property such as laptops, iPhones and bicycles, the crime prevention unit offers free engraving services.
The DUPD provides police and security services for special events such as concerts, dignitary visits, commencement, holiday celebrations, student and department social events, athletics and weddings.
Fingerprinting services are provided by Duke police for students, staff and faculty who require security clearance for certain campus areas or background checks to obtain medical and law board licenses.
The Duke police department helps maintain a safe and secure environment throughout Duke Hospital. Police and security officers at Duke University Hospital provide around-the-clock security and respond to calls for assistance.
As part of its comprehensive law enforcement approach, Duke has established an effective investigations team to solve and track crimes and prevent repeat offenses.
Cell phones, keys and wallets are among the common items that get dropped off at lost and found collections across Duke, including at the Duke University Police Department.
Duke faculty, staff and students may request van rides during certain hours and within a specific boundary through Duke's Parking and Transportation Services.
Community Service Officers will provide safety presentations for specific Duke student groups, employees and departments. Presentations will be tailored for both university and health care personnel.
Duke LiveSafe is a mobile app available for free that offers real-time, two-way communication between Duke community members and the Duke University Police Department.