Safety Notice

Robbery Unarmed

Date: March 19, 2013

Location: Off Campus / McNichols - Fairfield and Florence

McNichols Campus– The University of Detroit Mercy Public Safety Department is investigating a robbery unarmed that occurred near the McNichols campus at Fairfield and Florence, 9:15 PM on March 19, 2013.    

The Department of Public Safety has no suspects at this time but the investigation is continuing. 

DPS will continue to provide the community with security and safety information through safety notices and updates on the DPS web site.  

How you can help

  • Report all suspicious activity to Public Safety at (313) 993-1123 that is observed from your office or dorm window.

  • Be mindful of persons who appear to be loitering.

  • Take notice of the clothing, gender and race to help officers locate the person of concern.

  • Take notice of the vehicles nearby the suspicious person.

  • Follow DPS safety tips and when in doubt call us out to investigate further.


Safety Tips

  • Make sure your keys are secure when they are not on your person

  • Utilize the campus escort policy or walk with others when possible.

  • On campus emergencies call Public Safety (313) 993-1123

  • Off campus emergencies call 9-1-1

  • Do not carry large amounts of cash

  • Do not count your cash in view of others

  • Be aware of your surroundings and others around you at all times.

  • Limit the use of devices that distract you while you are walking (Ex. Text messaging, iPods).

  • Do not keep your vehicle registration and insurance in an unattended vehicle.

Department of Public Safety


  • Campus Phone 1-2-3
  • Non-Campus Phone (313) 993-1123
  • 101 Student Center Building, McNichols Campus