Thomas Jefferson University places a high priority on your personal safety. That is why our Security Department is well-trained, well-staffed and supported by state-of-the-art technology. While on the Jefferson campus as an employee, student, patient or visitor, you can be assured that our Security Department is working to keep you safe.
The Jefferson Security Department supports the teaching, research and patient care activities of the Thomas Jefferson University, the Jefferson University Physicians and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. The department is staffed with over 100 officers and support personnel. These certified professionals have been trained under Pennsylvania Act 235 which requires 40 hours of training for private security officers. In addition, they receive recruit in-service training and have opportunities for additional on the job training to maintain their skills.