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Safety Departments

The UTHSC campus boasts a current population of approximately 6,900 faculty, staff, and students. As in all communities safety, crime, and health related matters are a daily concern. This site reflects our commitment to providing services in a professional manner to the campus which we serve. It is our hope that you will find everything here that you need to know about safety, police services, and occupational health. Our home page has been redesigned to facilitate easy access to our most requested information on programs and services.



Ken Brown

"Safety is a priority at UTHSC. From adhering to safe work practices and the latest protocols, to our outstanding Campus Police Department, UTHSC is committed to ensuring our campus is a safe environment for every student, faculty member, employee, and visitor. Additionally, having the safest campus possible is a responsibility we all share. Each of us must do our part to make this a truly safe and productive campus."

Kennard Brown, JD, PhD, MPA, FACHE
Former Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operations Officer



Emergency Contacts

On Campus Emergency Numbers

Emergency/Service Number
911 Emergency Phone Number (on campus)
Campus Police Dispatch
Campus Safety and Emergency Management 901.448.1334
Campus Fire Safety 901.448.5619
Campus Hazardous Materials 901.448.6115
Facilities Services 901.448.5661
Campus Research Safety 901.448.6114
University Health Services 901.448.5630


Mar 23, 2023