The Department of Public Safety is comprised of certified police officers and trained public safety personnel that are available 24 hours a day. Under Kansas law, police and public safety officers have
jurisdiction over any properties or events that we own or operate, as well as
the contiguous roadways to our campuses, and during any investigative action. They
are trained and equipped to respond to and manage police, fire and emergency
medical events ranging from minor vehicle accidents to critical weather and
The safety and security of our students, faculty, staff and visitors is the primary goal of the Public Safety Department. All community members must work cooperatively and collaboratively with one another to reduce the opportunities for crime and unsafe conditions to occur. All college community members have the responsibility to promptly report observed or suspected criminal behavior, suspicious activity, and unsafe conditions.
Welcome to the Department of Police and Public Safety webpage. Since being selected to lead the newly created Butler Police and Public Safety Department, I have been blessed to lead the dedicated men and women of this agency, and the honor of meeting and forming friendships and partnerships with students, staff, visitors, and the community.View our Annual Security Report (ASR) for more information. More from Chief Tim Bryan.