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    Field Services

    Field Services strives to prevent crime by community-oriented policing and visible patrol methods.

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    ISU Police investigates all criminal offenses on campus and has full power to detain, investigate and arrest.

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    Threat Assessment

    Early identification, assessment, and management of individuals and situations that pose a potential threat.

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ISU Police are here to serve

Administrative staff, sworn and state-certified officers, and student employees comprise the ISU Police. Collaboration with experts, campus partners, agencies, and community members provide a holistic approach to cooperative prevention and response. 

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Written directives

The Iowa State University Department of Public Safety's written directives guide our everyday actions as law enforcement professionals.