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Gloucester County Hazard Mitigation Plan Working Group with Rowan University

If anyone is interested in the on-going update of the hazard mitigation plan should review the website and use the “Contact Us" feature on the website if they have any questions or comments.

Patrol Services

Patrol Services Section consist of Guards, Security Officers, Senior Security Officers, and one Assistant Chief, distributed across the 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts. The Department of Public Safety prides itself in the exemplary quality and dedication of its employees. Each shift is supervised by a police sergeant, assistant chief, or officer in charge.

There are several details attached to Patrol Services, which operate across all three shifts: The Residence Halls Patrol is charged with providing security services to the Residence Life facilities. As a part-time detail, the Residence Halls Patrol augments the full-time Patrol Services section. Members of the Residence Halls Patrol's primary purpose are to keep these facilities safe and secure for the residences that live there. This responsibility requires the Residence Halls Patrol members' utmost attention while on duty.Bike Patrol.GIF (33941 bytes)

The Department of Public Safety received approval to establish its Bicycle Patrol detail in April, 1995. Since that date the bicycle patrol unit has proven that it possesses the ability to entertain the needs of an ever-changing community, picking up where foot patrol and patrol vehicles leave off. This effective detail has given the Patrol Services Section a proactive response for dealing with crime on the campus of Rowan University.

A supplement to Patrol Services Section is the Lot Patrol detail. This detail patrols the university's parking lots and adjacent buildings during the evening class time schedule.

Patrol Services Section is utilized by many of the Rowan University students as a work-study location. The students' assignments vary from functioning as escort persons, to issuing tickets, and parking control.