Office of Public Safety


SUNY Broome's Office of Public Safety is responsible for emergency response, hazard control, crime prevention and parking and traffic management. In addition our office offers lockout assistance, lost and found service, and is available to address any other safety and security concerns of the students, faculty or staff.

Public Safety provides 24-hour coverage. The Public Safety staff consists of a Chief, Assistant Chief, Peace Officers, Safety Officers, and clerical support. All Peace Officers are authorized to enforce the laws of the State of New York.

Contact Information

Main Office - Public Safety Building, 607-778-5083
Parking Office - Public Safety Building

Emergency Calls*

In an emergency contact Broome County Communications directly. An Officer will be dispatched to your location.

From a Pay or Cell Phone Dial 911
From a Campus Phone Dial 9-911
From a Blue Light Phone Press the call button for direct access (click here for locations)

* It is a crime to use the emergency number for any other purpose.

Parking Appeals

Parking Appeals are held in the Science Building, Room 105. Please contact Public Safety for the days and times of Appeal Board Meetings during the semester.

Active Shooter Instructions (pdf)

RAVE Alert

To ensure that SUNY Broome students and employees receive critical communications in the most timely manner possible, the college is now using an emergency alert system called Rave Alert. Rave Alert has a proven track record of quickly and reliably delivering emergency communications, which has led to its adoption by more than 1,000 colleges and universities.

Need to update your contact information for alerts? Students, faculty and staff can update their contact information by logging into the myCollege Portal ( and selecting the Rave Alert icon from the Quicklaunch menu.

More About Rave Alert