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Campus safety is a community endeavor. From university security patrolling campus around the clock to students staying informed on crime prevention, everyone plays a role in keeping Case Western Reserve University safe.

Police and security services

In addition to 24-hour police and security force patrols on campus, Case Western Reserve Protective Services provides a number of security and safety programs, including security escorts, crime prevention education, security alerts and special event coverage. Read about police and security services.

Crime prevention

Protective Services helps campus community members protect themselves and their belongings with a number of crime prevention programs, including bicycle locks and registration, automobile VIN etching, security services overviews and personal safety presentations. View crime prevention options.


The Case Western Reserve Police Department offers electronic National Webcheck (FBI) and electronic Ohio Webcheck (BCI) fingerprinting, as well as traditional ink-rolled services, to all faculty, staff and students. Learn more about fingerprinting services.

Students Studying on Campus

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Case Western Reserve University started its own Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, training in 2011.

»Learn more about the national CERT program