The Emerson College Police Department protects the College community on a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week basis.
Police Department is committed to protecting the student body, staff, and faculty and to enhancing the quality of campus life by creating a safe, secure, and welcoming environment through the community policing concept.
The Emerson College Police Department, in the ground level of the Little Building (80 Boylston Street), provides law enforcement protection and emergency services to the College community 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The department maintains close contacts with the Boston Police Department, the Massachusetts State Police, and other law enforcement and civil defense agencies and calls upon them for assistance when needed.
Emergency Line: 617-824-8888
- Crimes in progress
- Medical emergencies
- Trespasses/suspicious persons or activities on campus
- Facility concerns that pose an immediate threat to public safety
Police Business Line: 617-824-8555
- A past crime
- A situation requiring a prompt response but not constituting a medical emergency or immediate threat to public safety
- Requests for general information of a police or public safety nature
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Security is everyone's responsibility at Emerson. These steps can help ensure your own safety and the safety of others:
1. Carry your student ID at all times and cooperate with College officials asking you to identify yourself.
2. When walking after dark, use the "buddy system." Stay on main streets with good lighting and pedestrian traffic.
3. Report all suspicious activity on Emerson property to the Police Department at 617-824-8555.
4. Do not invite unfamiliar individuals into campus facilities.
5. When entering and exiting a campus facility, secure the door behind you and follow check-in and check-out procedures.
6. Immediately report all incidents of theft, intrusion, or physical harm to the Police Department.
7. The MBTA provides safe and reliable service from 5:30 am to 12:30 am daily. To check routes and maps, visit www.mbta.com.