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Northeast Ohio Medical Univeristy (NEOMED) Office of Public Safety and Security

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is dedicated to providing and maintaining a safe and secure campus for our students, faculty, staff and visitors. We strive to insure a pleasant educational and work atmosphere for our students, faculty, and staff.

University Police

The NEOMED Police Department is on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in partnership with the Department of Public Safety's security officers, patrolling the campus on foot and from vehicles. Our police officers have full law enforcement authority from the State of Ohio and work closely with other area law enforcement agencies.

We're here to assist you. Please call us at 330.325.5911 (or 9-1-1 in an emergency) if we may be of service.

Services

NPD strives to provide a safe environment for all members of the NEOMED community. As part of the Department of Public Safety, we work with the Department’s security officers to provide the following services:

  • Proactive foot and vehicle patrols of campus by University police and security officers, 24 hours-a-day, 365 days-a-year.
  • Response to all calls-for-service, medical emergencies and other unusual incidents on campus.
  • Vehicle lockout and jumpstart assistance on campus.
  • 24/7 safety escorts to any location on campus.
  • Monitoring and maintenance of campus “blue light” emergency phones.
  • Timely alerts through the University’s mass emergency notification system.
  • NEOMED Identification Card services and visitor access control to secure areas of campus.


Annual Security Report

The NEOMED Annual Security Report is provided in support of the Department of Public Safety’s mission to provide and maintain a safe and secure campus for our students, faculty, staff and visitors. The report also maintains our full compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Statistics Act. View the report.

NEOMED ID Cards

All new students and employees are required to obtain and wear a NEOMED ID card. Students will obtain their ID card during a scheduled orientation program at the beginning of the academic year. New employees will obtain their ID card during a scheduled appointment with Human Resources. Learn more.

Parking Information

Parking facilities, with the exception of the visitor parking areas, are available to all faculty, staff and students. All students, faculty and staff must obtain and display a valid parking permit to park on the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) campus. In addition to NEOMED permits, valid permits include those from consortium universities and associated hospitals.

 

In an Emergency

Pick up a blue-light emergency phone or call the University Police at 330.325.5911 or 9-1-1 (dial 9-911 if using a campus phone).

If you notice something unusual or something that causes you concern, call 330.325.5911 at any hour.

Non-emergency questions may be directed to NPD at 330.325.5911 or police@neomed.edu.

Important Numbers
Register for RAVEAlert Emergency Notifications
Emergency Response Guide

Personal Safety Tips

Personal safety is everyone’s responsibility. Members of the NEOMED community can help to ensure a safe campus by:

  • Being aware of your surroundings at all times and reporting any suspicious person, behaviors or activity, or any safety hazards, to the security office.
  • Never leaving any valuables unattended or in plain view inside of vehicles.
  • Maintaining a list of serial numbers and marking all personal equipment.
  • Never allowing strangers access to any restricted areas of campus.
  • Locking all doors and windows, especially in vehicles and personal residences.
  • Signing up for RAVEAlert, the University’s mass emergency notification system.