A Message from the Chief

Chief of Police Gerald Lewis

Welcome to the University of Connecticut Division of University Safety website.

Founded in 1881 as the State of Connecticut’s flagship University, the University of Connecticut is a top ranked public university with a diverse community of 30,000 students and 9,500 faculty and staff members. The women and men at the Division of University Safety are charged with ensuring the safety of our community and we take our responsibility seriously.

The information provided within our web pages is part of our continuous education and safety efforts. We are committed to the principles of community policing and recognize that working collaboratively with our community is the most effective way to solving problems and enhancing the quality of life for the people we serve.

I hope that you find our web pages to be useful, but please do not hesitate to contact me, or any member of our Division, if you need additional information.

Gerald Lewis
Chief of Police