Welcome to the Office of Safety & Security
Welcome to The George Washington University
Office of Safety and Security. We are excited to have you as a
part of our university community, and we hope to make your time
at GW both safe and enjoyable.
The Office of Safety and Security coordinates across the
University to provide you with the resources necessary to live,
learn, and work safely at The George Washington University.
The Office of Emergency Management helps community members prepare
for large-scale events and stay informed before, during and
after an emergency. The George Washington Police Department, a
fully accredited law enforcement agency commissioned by the
District of Columbia, protects the University community through
crime prevention and emergency services. The Office of Health
& Safety promotes a safe working environment in offices and
laboratories and provides fire and life safety services in all
buildings.These three units comprise the Office of Safety and
We invite you to explore the Quick Links section of our
site and information relevant to you as a student, faculty,
staff member, or parent. If you need any assistance or
additional information from our office, please let us know.
On behalf of everyone within the Office of Safety and
Security, I wish you the best during your time at GW.
Darrell L. Darnell
Sr. Associate Vice President for Safety and Security
@GWDarrellD on Twitter