Public Safety


Welcome

"To all new and returning students, faculty, staff, families, and visitors of Arcadia University–welcome! It is the goal of Arcadia University Public Safety Department, in partnership with you, to make your experience at the University a positive one. Arcadia Public Safety strives to provide a safe and healthy environment through quality security services and community problem-solving partnerships.

We take your safety very seriously, and we want you to do the same."

- Ruth Evans, Director of Public Safety

Our Services

The Arcadia University Department of Public Safety is responsible for providing as safe and secure an environment as reasonably possible for the members of the Arcadia University Community, its guests and visitors. The department exists as both a service provider and enforcement unit. Our staff conducts themselves in a polite, courteous, tactful and professional manner while performing their duties. The staff in the department work with the members of our community along with local law enforcement and fire agencies to ensure compliance with Federal, state, local and University laws, rules and regulations in an effort to maintain control and to protect all members of our community, their property and the physical facilities.

  • Security Services
  • Patrols (vehicle, bike, foot)
  • Parking and Traffic Enforcement
  • Safety Escorts
  • Motorists Assistance
  • CCTV Monitoring 
  • Investigations
  • Medical Assistance
  • Building Access (Lock Outs)
  • Event Coverage
  • IdentoGo Fingerprinting
  • Safety Awareness Education
  • Self-Defense
Public Safety Office

Dilworth Hall, Ground Floor
215-572-2800

Our Mission

The Arcadia University Department of Public Safety’s mission is to create a community partnership of teamwork and responsiveness while providing a safe and secure atmosphere that is auspicious for the academic, communal and working environments. We will work towards:

  • Preventing, detecting and investigating criminal and non-criminal incidents.
  • Enforcing parking rules and regulations.
  • Providing emergency and routine medical assistance.
  • Providing security services for events at the University.
  • Providing general services and assistance to University personnel, students, visitors and guests.
  • Educating the University community about the services offered by the Department of Public Safety.

Contact Public Safety

Dilworth Hall, Ground Floor
215-572-2800

In an Emergency

Dial 215-572-2999 (x2999 from campus phone) for Public Safety

Dial 911 for local police

Ruth A. Evans

Director of Public Safety

Thomas Hannigan

Sergeant/Shift Supervisor

Bruce Gant

Sergeant/Shift Supervisor

Wilbert "Will" McCabe

Sergeant/Shift Supervisor

Deena Bradsher

Patrol/Communications Officer

Connie Crawford

Communications Officer

Elizabeth "LizAnne" Crawford

Communications /Patrol Officer

Kurtis Cunningham

Patrol/Communications Officer

Randolph Ewing

Patrol/Communications Officer

Wayne Forte

Patrol/Communications Officer

Theodore "Ted" F Gant Jr

Patrol/Communications Officer

Jeffrey Ganz

Patrol/Communications Officer

Walter Jackson

Patrol/Communications Officer

Charles "CJ" W. Johnson

Patrol/Communications Officer

Edward A. Johnson

Patrol/Communications Officer

Tyshina Jones

Communications Officer

Yvette Landis

Patrol/Communications Officer

Karen Lynn Matthews

Fingerprint Technician/Communications Officer

Michael McNamara

Patrol/Communications Officer

Stephen Neri

Patrol/Communications Officer

Isabella "Bella" Reale

Administrative Assistant

Cruz Rivera

Patrol/Communications Officer

Kathleen Scalfaro

Fingerprint Technician/Communications Officer

Benita Scott

Patrol/Communications Officer

Kelly T. Small

Communications Officer

Halley K. Spencer

On Call Patrol/Communications Officer

Ernest Welles

Patrol/Communications Officer

Daniel Welsh

On Call Patrol/Communications Officer