The Duke University Police Department helps maintain a safe and secure environment throughout the Hospital. Police and security officers at Duke University Hospital provide around-the-clock security and respond to calls for assistance from staff, faculty, students, patients and visitors. In addition to responding to emergency requests, services include:

  • escorts to parking lots and other Duke properties
  • minor vehicle assistance
  • lost and found items
Major Bradley Schlitz
Health System Security Director, Major Bradley Schlitz. 43 years with the Duke Police Department, Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate, Senior Member International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety

Duke University Hospital

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

Emergency: Dial 9-1-1

Non-Emergency: (919) 684-2444

Contact: Health System Security Director, Major Bradley Schlitz at (919) 681-6747 or

Safety Tip

Crime prevention workshops and engraving services for personal electronics such as iPods and laptops are available by contacting Duke’s crime prevention manager, (919) 684-5754.