About the Division

Safety and Security at the George Washington University, part of the Division of Safety and Facilities, is the comprehensive effort to provide a safe and secure campus for all university students, faculty and staff.  

The Department of Safety & Facilities reports directly to the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. The following units are part of Safety and Security:

  • GW Police Department (GWPD)
  • University Resilience


The mission of the Division of Safety and Security is to provide a safe and secure campus environment for all members of the university community. This mission is achieved through active participation of all university members and partnerships with local law enforcement and community partners.


The George Washington University Division of Safety and Security aims to be the nation's premier provider of safety and security preparedness for an institution of higher education.

Contact Us

GW Emergency Services (GWPD & EMeRG) 
Emergency: (202) 994 - 6111
Non-Emergency: (202) 994 - 6110
[email protected]

Environmental Health & Safety 
Health and Safety: (202) 994 - 4347
[email protected]
Emergency Management: (202) 994 - 4936
[email protected]

Office of Advocacy & Support
(202) 994 - 0443
[email protected]