Public Safety

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The mission of the University of Detroit Mercy Department of Public Safety is to provide a safe environment through effective and professional police services to a diverse population in an educational setting.


The University would like to know about your experience with registration and Emergency Alert System tests. You can email the Department of Public Safety at to let us know how we are doing. If you have system questions or need assistance with registration, please contact the Help Desk or by calling 313-993-1500.

Services & Prevention

The Department of Public Safety provides numerous services to the University community, including campus escorts, vehicle etching, vehicle lockouts and more.

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RAVE Emergency Alert System

Register for Detroit Mercy emergency communications and be among the first to receive alerts on campus-wide class cancellations or other emergency notices via text message and email through the Rave Mobile Safety System.

How to sign up for RAVE

Emergency Preparedness

Learn the steps, roles and responsibilities of responders during an emergency situation. Understand the Detroit Mercy Emergency Response Plan and sign up for our emergency alert system.

Steps for emergency preparedness

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