Safety Aide Program

Safety Aides at DV event

Each semester, up to ten students in good academic and disciplinary standing are chosen to be University Police Department Safety Aides. In that capacity, they provide numerous security services that enhance the safety of our community during the evening hours, including escort services  and patrols of the perimeters of the residence halls and academic buildings, in addition to pathways and parking lots. Safety Aides also participate with University Police in community-related events, such as Move-In Day, Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Awareness Events, and Graduation. Safety Aides are identifiable by black and silver trimmed jackets, reflective safety vests and are equipped with a radio with which they can communicate directly with the Command Desk at University Police headquarters.

Lieutenant Dan  Stuckey supervises the Safety Aides and holds responsibility for all aspects of the program including training, scheduling and manpower assignments. Lieutenant Stuckey can be reached at 516-876-5554 (Office) or via campus e-mail at Safety Aides are expected to work 20 hours per week during the semester, and in return receive a free room in the residence halls. Students serving in this position are expected to exercise the highest standard of moral and ethical conduct in the performance of their duties.

If you would like to apply for a position as a Safety Aide, you can obtain an application at University Police headquarters waiting area or click the application below and return via e-mail at

Safety Aide Application