Chief Ronnell Higgins Welcomes the Class of 2023!

At Yale Public Safety, our mission is to enhance the quality of life, safety, and security of our community. We strive every day to earn the trust, confidence, and respect of our community. This page provides an overview of some of the many services we offer to those living, working, and visiting Yale’s campus. As you start the new academic year, please review the following resources:

We Value Your Feedback

Please submit feedback, including compliments or civilian complaints, so that we may take appropriate action.

Stay Safe on Campus

The Yale Police Department has primary responsibility for patrolling the Yale campus and also serves in a supportive role to the New Haven Police Department as an extended patrol area. View the campus boundary map. (If an accessible version of the map is required please contact

Connect With Us

Stay current on Public Safety events by connecting with us on social media.


Campus Map

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Community Policing Partnerships

Yale Police officers are committed to being fully transparent with the University community.

About Public Safety

Our organization is bound together by core values and principles that we all share. Those values form the ethical basis for our decision-making.