USM Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety at the University of Southern Maine is a certified, full service police agency responsible for providing law enforcement, emergency response, crime prevention and community programming services on our Portland and Gorham campuses. Learn more about USM Public Safety.

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Chief's Message

A message to the University of Southern Maine community from the Director of Public Safety

Anonymous Reporting


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Active Shooter Information

Click below for guidance for the community in the event of an Active Shooter/Attacker.

Transparency & Accountability

Transparency and accountability build trust. Learn about what we are doing to promote community trust and the professional standards we hold ourselves to here.

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Employment Opportunities

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Weather Delays and Cancellations

Policies regarding the University of Southern Maine’s approach to opening delays, cancellations, or closures due to inclement weather at our three campuses.