About the Office of Public Safety
Teachers College maintains a full service proprietary Office of Public Safety charged with providing a safe and secure environment in which College community members can enjoy the Teachers College experience. Public Safety staff members operate 24 hours a day seven days a week providing security for both the academic and the residential buildings on campus.
The administrative offices for Public Safety are located in
Main number / Non-emergency:X 3220
(From a cell phone dial 212.678.3333)
The Office of Public Safety is staffed by approximately 40 members. Uniformed Officers are licensed by the State of New York and are trained and certified as New York City Fire Safety Directors (FSD). Officer's are also certified in First Aid, CPR, and the operation of Automatic External Defibrillators (AED). The Office is led by a Director of Public Safety, three Associate Directors and four Assistant Directors.