Contact Public Safety

Emergency phone line

Emergency phone line (24 hours) 

Phone location Dial
Non-University phone (e.g. cell phone) 313-993-1123
McNichols Campus phone
1-2-3
Corktown Campus (Dentistry) 313-494-6706
Riverfront Campus (Law) phone 9-993-1123

When calling, tell us the severity of the emergency so that we can respond appropriately.

Reporting a crime

Call the emergency phone line above to report criminal activity requiring immediate police response. The Department of Public Safety takes illegal activity very seriously.

When calling, inform us of the severity of the situation so that we can appropriately respond.

If you are reporting an ongoing situation or following up on a report filed with the Department of Public Safety, you can call 313-993-1252 or forward an email to Sergeant G. Soviak in the Investigations Division at soviakgr@udmercy.edu

Non-emergency situations

For general, non-emergency concerns, contact the Department of Public Safety at:

Parking Holds

For information on Parking Holds, see the Parking Holds page.

Offices and hours

McNichols Campus:

Department of Public Safety
4001 W. McNichols Road, Detroit
Student Center Building, the southeast corner
24 hours a day, seven days a week

Corktown Campus:

Department of Public Safety
2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Detroit
Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Riverfront Campus - School of Law:

Department of Public Safety
651 E. Jefferson Avenue, Detroit
Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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