Public Safety Department - Mission Statement

Department of Public Safety
Mission Statement

The Department of Public Safety is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors to Queensborough Community College of The City University of New York. The department maintains and promotes respect for the individual rights and dignity of all persons and continually attempts to instill public confidence by maintaining a high degree of professionalism, dedication and expertise in the delivery of the service it provides.

The Department of Public Safety is located on the 3rd floor of the Library Building and is responsible for all campus security and public safety matters. The department consists of NYS Peace Officers, Campus Security Assistants and private security personnel.

Campus Peace Officers are sworn law enforcement officers with arrest powers, receiving their authority from Section 2.10, Sub. 79 of the Criminal Procedure Law (CPL) of the State of New York.