A Message from the Office of Public Safety Providing a safe and secure community is the highest priority of the men and women who serve as members of the Office of Public Safety. Staffed by police, security officers, guards, student patrol, and other support personnel, the Office of Public Safety provides a variety of services, and employs measures intended to enhance the safety of the University community. Members of the department are committed to working together with faculty, students, and staff to maintain the quality of life and high degree of security and safety enjoyed at William Paterson. Any questions about safety on the campus can be directed to the Office of Public Safety at 973.720.2200. To report an incident, please call 973.720.2301. If you are experiencing an emergency, dial 911 from any campus phone or use the emergency bluelight telephones located around the campus. Charles LoweDirector of Public Safety and University Police For more information, the Office of Public Safety home page.