Who do I call for public safety assistance?
For emergency assistance, dial Ext. 9-5555 (or) 402-559-5555. This is the equivalent to dialing 911 for on-campus emergencies.
To contact public safety dispatch, dial Ext. 9-5111 (or) (402) 559-5111. Dial this number to report unauthorized persons or suspicious activities observed on campus (or in your work area); report unsafe conditions; report a crime; general assistance, i.e., door unlocks, jump starts, etc. The on duty Public Safety shift supervisor can be contacted 24 hours a day by calling this number.
If you are experiencing an imminent threat and require an immediate safety escort, please contact dispatch at 402-559-5111, to request to speak with the on-duty supervisor. The on-duty supervisor will be able to authorize your request. For any long term needs for a safety escort, please contact the UNMC Public Safety Office at firstname.lastname@example.org, to obtain information on the process. Please include the following in your request, if applicable:
- Brief overview of situation
- Case number(s) if there is an associated police report with your request
- Time frame in which you anticipate the need for an escort
- Your normal work hours
- Your assigned parking lot
- The primary location on campus where you work