Photograph of a Public Safety vehicle out front the library

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is a full-service campus-police department serving students, staff, faculty and guests of the college.

Contact Info

Department Head:
Dolores Danser
Chief of Public Safety

Andrea Van Volkenburg
Administrative Officer


Kaufman Building
Mailing Address

DPS is a unit of the Division of Student Development. The department operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The department includes a department chief, lieutenants, law-enforcement officers, civilian communication officers, an administrative assistant, a transportation coordinator and one corporal. Additional communication officers and non-sworn special officers assist with crowd control and traffic direction at large events.

How to Contact Public Safety

Business Phone: 717-245-1349 (Ext. 1349)
Emergency: 717-245-1111 (Ext. 1111)
Campus Location: Kaufman Building
Physical Address: 400 West North St., Carlisle, PA 17013-2896
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1773, Carlisle, PA 17013-2896
Fax No: 717-245-1054
TTY No: 717-245-1044

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