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Security Officer Services

Public Safety Officers

Professional Security Partnership

The University contracts with AlliedBarton Security Services, the largest private security provider in the United States. AlliedBarton has provided security officer services to colleges and universities nationwide for more than 50 years, and has been a recognized industry leader pioneering many standards used to keep businesses and communities safe. AlliedBarton holds the unique distinction as the only company within the security services industry to be consistently ranked as one of Training magazine’s “Top 125 Companies.”

Security Officer Training

Security officers receive training on a continuous basis. In addition to Drexel-specific introductory training, officers receive basic, specialized, and in-service training; including, proficiency in First Aid/CPR/AED, customer relations, patrol practices, terrorism awareness, and customer service.

Types of Patrol and Security Presence

In order to provide maximum visibility and timely response on Drexel's campuses, 125 uniformed security officers are strategically deployed:

  • Proactive community patrols via:
    • Foot
    • Bicycle
    • Vehicle
  • Emergency response services
  • Fixed post security
  • Pedestrian and traffic safety
  • Event security
  • Safety awareness