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The SIU Department of Public Safety, under the direction of Benjamin Newman, Chief of SIU Police, is responsible for policing on and around campus, overseeing parking, and providing public safety information to students, staff, and faculty.

The university’s website lists a number of safety resources for students, ranging from tips to avoid theft to the night safety transit program to training that will help them recognize and avoid dating and domestic violence.