Office of Public Safety
In Case of an Emergency
To report a crime or campus emergency in Annapolis, call ext. 2000 from a campus phone or 443-336-2348. If no answer, call 911. The Office of Public Safety is located in Pinkney Hall. Public Safety staff are on campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Public Safety Mission
We protect the campus, serve the campus community, and preserve the good order of the college.
Information and Resources
e2campus Emergency Alert System
Alerts via text or email notify the community of serious crimes and other dangerous situations (or campus delays and closing due to weather) via the St. John’s mass alert system, e2Campus. These alerts may contain descriptions of emergencies along with basic instruction on what to do. Sign up to receive e2Campus alerts.
Campus Police Authority and Jurisdiction
St. John’s College Public Safety officers are certified Campus Police officers and serve under Public Safety Article Title 3-Subtitle 3 Special Police Officers appointed by the Governor of the State of Maryland. Each special police officer shall protect and preserve peace and good order and arrest individuals who trespass or commit offenses and exercise the powers of a police officer on the property (St. John’s College, Annapolis) described in the application for the commission.
Public Safety and Police Policies
Public Safety is committed to reducing crime, disorder, and the fear of crime on campus. In the form of foot patrol, officers provide security 24 hours per day throughout the year. Additional patrol personnel are provided during times of increased activity on campus. All criminal reports will be investigated. Violations of the law may be referred to law enforcement agencies or to the college’s assistant dean as appropriate. The Daily Crime Log is available during regular business hours in the Office of Public Safety.
Officers carry a cell phone and may be contacted 24 hours a day at 443-336-2348. They may also be alerted via the LiveSafe app.
Photography and Videography On Campus
The public is welcome to take personal photos or short videos while visiting campus, so long as it does not interfere with the operations of the college or impede the members of our community. Professional photo and video shoots must be scheduled with the Campus Reservations Manager, are subject to location availability, and may require additional approval by the Communications Office. A contract must be signed for the rental. Facilities, including the fields, are rented in four-hour time blocks.