Department of Public Safety
It is the goal of the Springfield College Department of Public Safety to provide a college environment in which members of the Springfield College community can pursue academic goals in an atmosphere of safety and security while at the same time protecting the rights of all members of the community, to learn, to teach, and to conduct normal and necessary business of the institution.
The primary mission of the Springfield College Department of Public Safety is the protection of life and property, the prevention and detection of crime, the maintenance of public order, and service to the community.
The department is charged with the enforcement of federal, state and municipal laws and ordinances as well as the rules and regulations of the College. College Police Officers are Special State Police under the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety. They have all police powers, including the power of arrest.
Springfield College Department of Public Safety headquarters is located on campus at 25 Portsmouth Street. To reach the Springfield College Department of Public Safety by phone, call (413) 748-5555