The overall health and safety of the students of Lake Superior State University is the main concern of the Public Safety Department. This department works closely with
the resident life coordinator, as well as the Vice President of Student Affairs, to ensure the safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors.
The Lake Superior State University Campus Public Safety Department is located on the first floor of the Administration Building on the campus of LSSU. Public Safety Officers
are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The department is staffed by five full-time officers, 2 part-time officers and 20 student auxiliary
officers. The department is responsible for the following:
- Patrolling campus and responding to requests for service
- Responding to all emergencies on campus
- Emergency response planning, training and exercises
- Parking and Traffic Control
- Lost & found
- Emergency first aid
- Storage and registration of all weapons brought on campus
The campus phone system is a part of an enhanced emergency system. The system provides the Public Safety Department with the exact location of all calls made to the
department from campus. This allows for quick and effective service to the campus community.