How to Report a Crime

In Case of Emergency, dial 911

TO REPORT A CRIME or EMERGENCY In the event anyone has information regarding crimes or emergencies on campus they should immediately notify DSUPD. Reports of crimes can also be made on a voluntary, confidential basis, by making this request known to the reporting officer.


DeSales University main campus can directly contact DSUPD by dialing 911 or extension 1250 from a campus phone, or by dialing direct 610.282.1002. These numbers can be used for both emergencies and non-emergencies and are staffed 24 hours a day by communications personnel.

The University also has an emergency blue light telephone network that are strategically located around campus. These phones are directly connected to the University police communications center, and are monitored 24 hours a day.

There are emergency telephones located in the elevators in Dooling Hall, Hurd Science Center, Gambet Center, Trexler Library, Fr. Harvey House, Fr. Finnegan House, Donahue Hall, Aviat Hall, Welsh Hall and Billera Hall. These emergency phones contact University Police when activated, and are monitored 24 hours a day.

A person reporting a crime to DSUPD has the right to report the crime to Upper Saucon Township Police Department by calling 911 from a cell phone, or directly at 610.437.5252. DSUPD officers can assist in reporting crimes to Upper Saucon Township Police.


DeSales University Bethlehem campus and Lansdale campus can contact DSUPD by dialing 610.282.1002, or 610.282.1100 extension 1250. For emergencies, dial 911.

There are elevators in the common areas of Bethlehem and Lansdale campuses; DeSales University is not responsible for these elevators and will not be contacted if the emergency phones are activated.

A person reporting crime to DSUPD at the Bethlehem Campus has the right to report the crime to Bethlehem Township Police Department by dialing 911, or 610.814.6410. For non-emergencies, dial 610.759.2200.

A person reporting crime to DSUPD at the Landsale Campus has the right to report the crime to Upper Gwynedd Police by dialing 911 or non-emergency number 215.699.5861.

DSUPD Officers can assist in reporting crimes to Bethlehem Township Police Department and Upper Gwynedd Police Department.


Members of the University community can text anonymous tips to University Police by texting DSUPD and your message to 79516. All confidential and anonymous reports of crime are included in the annual statistical report.

The Office of Student Life (extension 1348) located in McShea Student Center can also assist students in reporting incidents.

The Office of Human Resources (extension 1660) located on the second floor of the Lawless Center, can assist employees with reporting incidents.

Sexual assault crimes may also be reported to the Title IX Coordinator at 610.282.1100 extension 1332.

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