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Safety News & Progress

Safety and security is of the utmost importance on our Yale campus. By reviewing the monthly Safety & Security Update and past minutes from the Safety & Security Committee you can stay up to date and review our progress.

Safety & Security Update:

Archive of the monthly Safety & Security Update.

August 2023

With the start of the 2023-2024 academic year, we wanted to remind you of important safety resources available to you as you explore all that the university and New Haven have to offer.

Read More: LiveSafe app, Blue Phones, join the next Community Safety town hall on Oct. 5.

July 2023

Yale New Haven Hospital has installed the "See Something Say Something" phone line, which is available 24/7 and connects with Protective Services for an immediate response. It is anonymous and can be used for reporting any violence by calling 203-688-7777..

Read more: decrease in street robbery, nighttime shuttle service, safe parking options.

June 2023

As part of our commitment to enhance transparency and communication regarding our safety and security efforts, we are writing as part of our first monthly YSM Safety and Security Update. In our recent conversations at the all-school town hall and in smaller gatherings, many of you have recognized that our efforts to improve safety and security must be ongoing and require a long-term approach. While a number of initiatives have been undertaken or are in development, we appreciate your patience and continued engagement with this sustained effort.

Read more: improvements in garage and parking lot safety, next generation of blue phones...

YSM Safety and Security Committee Minutes

  • August 16, 2023
    Agenda: Yale Blue Phones; One Long Wharf; System Security Plans; Ambulatory and Clinical Satellite Safety & Security Protocol; Communications; 135 College Perimeter
  • April 19, 2023
    Agenda: New Haven Primary Care Clinic; Patient Discharge in Clinical Buildings; One Long Wharf; South Frontage Road; Keypad readers; Safety & Security Communication; Yale Security.
  • Jan. 19, 2023
    Agenda: Leased properties; One Long Wharf; South Frontage Road; Community Communications; Blue lights; Facilities.
  • Oct. 20, 2022
    Agenda: Security Assessment and Leased Properties; Safety Communications; Seamco Building; Access Control in Yale-affiliated buildings; Meeting accessibility.
  • May 25, 2022
    Agenda: Secure Ride Service & Escorts; Unsafe Pedestrian Crossings; Non-Yale Persons in YSM buildings; Assessment on Leased Properties; Safety Communications; Reporting Incidents and Criminal Activity; Follow-ups.
  • Feb. 22, 2022
    Agenda: Challenges; Recommendations; Safety & Security Committee Charter.