BSU Ranks #4 Nationally in Campus Safety
At Bridgewater State University, the well-being and safety of students, faculty, and staff, are our highest priority. Our ongoing commitment to student safety has earned BSU a #4 national ranking in Top 25 Safest College Campuses in America for 2020.
The Bridgewater State University Police Department provides protection to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Police Department staff work with community members to prevent crime, solve problems, and take proactive steps to make Bridgewater State University as safe as possible. The Department enforces state laws as well as university rules and regulations. All BSU police officers attend municipal police academy training and have full police authority on campus and throughout the town of Bridgewater.
In the event of a campus emergency, the BSU Police will take steps to make BSU as safe as possible. Officers have been trained in active shooter scenarios, crisis negotiation and other emergency scenarios.
Students, families, faculty and staff are encouraged to review the Emergency Procedures page to learn what to do to remain safe in an emergency situation on the BSU campus.
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