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Department of Public Safety


The Department of Public Safety is committed to assisting all members of the Macalester College Community in providing for their own safety and security. This commitment includes the open disclosure of campus crimes and safety and security policies and practices. Everyone is encouraged to report all crimes and public safety related incidents to the Macalester College Public Safety Department at 651-696-6555 or the St. Paul Police Department at 911.

24-Hour Public Safety Line


Services We Provide

Public Safety staff is on duty 24 hours a day year round and committed to protecting the campus community. The department provides a wide range of services including:

  • Routine patrol of the buildings and grounds
  • Safety escorts
  • Routine and emergency responses
  • Public safety technology
  • Public safety coverage for special events
  • Crime awareness and prevention
  • Parking enforcement