Public Safety

Emergency Preparedness
Clery Award

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics

The Fairfield campus is a lot of things: a place to live, learn, and make your own. It's also an incredibly safe environment. The function of the Fairfield University Department of Public Safety is to ensure that the entire university community stays as free as possible from crime, while pursuing their academic endeavors to the fullest. Officers prevent, investigate and report any violations of State or Federal Law and/or University regulations on campus.

The Department of Public Safety provides:

  • 27 full-time members
  • Foot, vehicle and bicycle patrols
  • State certified Emergency Medical Technicians
  • S.M.A.R.T. (Sexual Misconduct and Assault Response Team)
  • 24 hour Escort Service
  • CPR and EMT-basic course offerings 

Campus safety and security systems include:

  • Residence hall card access system
  • Emergency call box phone system
  • Closed circuit television system
  • Whistle defense program
  • Connect-ed Emergency Notification system

Crime prevention seminars, security bulletins, and information via the campus television network

* Security and Safety Programs are continuously updated to meet the University's ever changing needs

Contact: Todd A. Pelazza, Director‌
Location: Loyola Hall, Room 2
Phone: On-campus ext. 4090; Off-campus: (203) 254-4090
E-mail: tapelazza@fairfield.edu

Town of Fairfield Emergency Notification System
Fairfield's emergency notification system - Sign up - to be notified by your local emergency response team in the event
of emergency situations or critical community alerts. Visit the Town of Fairfield website for more information.


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