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Campus Security

Schapiro House Basement
24-hours per day

For Emergency Assistance

  • Call the Campus Police dispatcher at 410-234-4600
  • Use any emergency phone on campus
  • Use a direct security ring down phone located in hallways throughout the campus. Ring down phones need not be dialed. They will ring directly into the campus police dispatch desk when they are picked up
  • Use any of the intercoms located at all of the exterior entrances onto campus

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Peabody Campus Police to serve the Peabody community with respect, fairness, and compassion. We are committed to the protection of life and property; the preservation of peace, order and safety; Upholding University policies and procedures; and the enforcement of local, state, and federal laws. We are committed to serving the campus community in an effort to enhance the quality of life while providing for a safe environment in which to pursue academic opportunities. Our commissioned officers strive to nurture the community's trust by holding themselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics.

Who We Are and What We Do

The Peabody Campus Police Department is the recognized law enforcement agency of the Peabody Campus and provides a full range of security services to the campus community 24 hours a day. Based on a community-oriented approach to law enforcement, we continuously interact with other Peabody offices, the Baltimore Police Department, and many other private security agencies in the area. As members of Baltimore's Downtown Public Safety Coalition, we work to reduce the threat of off-campus crime to faculty, staff, students and guests of Peabody.

Headed by a director, the department consists of 12 full-time uniformed special police officers- commissioned by the State of Maryland with full arrest powers on all Institute property-and 11 casual/part time security officers who assist with special events and other activities. The special police officers, are unarmed, trained professionals, with years of practical law enforcement experience. All of the officers undergo annual training sessions in areas such as Cultural Diversity, Sexual Harassment, Rape Crisis, First Aid, CPR, and public relations communication.


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