HUDPS Annual Security & Fire Safety Reports

Howard University is required by federal law in accordance with The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, signed in 1990 and codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1092, known as the “Clery Act” to publish an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.  Additional information related to the Clery Act may be found at: https://clerycenter.org/.

The Howard University Department of Public Safety publishes the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which includes information about the HUDPS, how to report a crime, HUDPS’s crime prevention programs, substance abuse, sensitive crimes, emergency notifications, and other important information about safety and security on campus. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains three years of statistics on reported on-campus related crimes, certain off-campus crimes that occur in buildings or properties owned or controlled by Howard University or crimes that occur on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible to the campus. In addition, the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes fire safety polices, evacuation procedures, and fire statistics. A hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report may be obtained in person by contacting the Howard University Department of Public Safety Clery Act Department at 2244 Tenth Street NW, Office 236, Washington, DC 20059 or by calling (202) 806-1132.

View our current and archived annual security & fire safety reports.

Notice of Availability – Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

10/1/21

Dear Howard University Community,
 
Colleges and universities are required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to publish and distribute an Annual Security and Fire Safety report that discloses campus crime statistics and other safety-related information. The 2021 Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report for Howard University are now available.
 
The Howard University Annual Security Report (ASR) include statistics for the past three years (2018, 2019, 2020) concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, on certain properties owned or controlled by the University, and on public property adjacent to the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, including crime reporting procedures, emergency response and notification, sexual assault response procedures, and other safety-related information.
 
The 2021 Annual Security Report also includes the Fire Safety Report, which includes statistics regarding fires that have occurred within campus housing over the past three years (2018, 2019, 2020), and information about the University’s fire safety policies.
 
The report is made available each year to all current and prospective students and employees of the University. The University encourages the entire campus community to review this report. Electronic copies of the report can be accessed from the DPS website, and it can also be viewed on the Bison Safe app. 

For more information regarding the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, please call 202-806-1100.



Excellence in Truth and Service,



Department of Public Safety (DPS) 

Archived Annual Security & Fire Safety Reports:

2019 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report
2018 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report
2017 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report
2016 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report
2015 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report