SAFE-T Patrol

A phone call is all you need to ensure a safe walk home. Just call 740-593-4040.

The SAFE-T Patrol Team is a free service offering students, staff and visitors a walking escort to any location on campus or in close proximity to the campus. Team members are hired and trained by the Ohio University Police Department, who wear jackets or shirts with the SAFE-T Patrol Team logo, and carry radios for direct contact with a dispatcher. SAFE-T Patrol Teams usually consist of a male and a female, but may be a two male or two female team dependent upon staff availability. Pre-arranged escorts can be made to save time, or a team will arrive within minutes of the call for service.

The SAFE-T Patrol Team is convenient and easy to use:

  • The SAFE-T Patrol Team is available seven days a week from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. When you see them, ask them to walk you home.
  • All you have to do is call 740-593-4040.Teams are easy to recognize by their logo shirts or jackets.
  • Call 740-593-4040 and specify where you are and where you want to go. A team will arrive within minutes.
  • Call 740-593-4040 in advance and schedule a team to be waiting for you after a late class or meeting.


Your Peace of Mind is Only a Phone Call Away

Calling for an escort shows that you care about your safety and recognize the importance of safety in numbers. The service is free so you've got nothing to lose and everything to gain.

Team members are trained student employees who are in constant radio contact with the Ohio University Police Department. Teams usually consist of a female and a male or two females. They will accompany you anywhere on the Ohio University campus, or to surrounding areas within close proximity of the campus.