The Westminster College Department of Public Safety provides safety and security services to the campus community 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the year.

Some of the many services provided include campus wide patrols, escort services, transportation services for the injured or sick persons, safety inspections, enforcement of all college rules and regulations, security for special events (athletic events, Celebrity Series, etc.), campus lockdown, traffic control, administration of the vehicle registration and parking program, and investigation of various criminal and traffic incidents on campus.  The Public Safety Department is also the clearing point for "lost and found" property. 


The Public Safety Department is made up of eleven members.  Bonnie J. Mars, Supervisor, and ten officers, which include, William Whren, Anthony "Bo" DeCarbo,  John Evans,  William Nichols, Robert Trotter,  Frank Innocenzi,  Vincent Innocenzi,  Ricky DiCaprio,  Dylan Strawhecker,  and  James Laurenza.


All Public Safety Officers are CPR, AED and First Aid Certified.  The officers have a wide range of training and experience in resolving a plethora of safety and security issues and emergency situations.


The offices of the Public Safety Department are located in rooms 267 and 268 in the McKelvey Campus Center or may be reached by phone at extension 7126.  If unavailable at that extension, the officer on duty may be reached via dispatch services at extension 7777 on campus or 724-946-7777 if off campus.  The supervisor is located in 267 in the McKelvey Campus Center or by calling extension 6216 if on campus or 724-946-6216 if off campus.  

On-Campus: 7777
Off-Campus & Cell Phones: (724) 946-7777
Public Safety Office:
(724) 946-7126
On Campus: 7126

Director: Phillip R. Lenz
(724) 946-6216
On Campus: 6216