Public Safety Staff

The Public Safety Department operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.

Public Safety staff are trained in first aid, crisis management, emergency response, investigation, general safety, crime prevention, diversity and equity principles, and application of policies and laws.

Our staff is here to assist the University of St. Thomas community by providing core services:

  • Protection of the university and its community from all manner of significant danger, injury, harm, or property damage
  • Law and code enforcement services, including uniformed patrol and incident response, and crime prevention and investigation
  • Emergency communications and dispatch services
  • Emergency management services and crisis response during emergencies, disasters, and special events
  • Security services, including alarm and video monitoring, access control, and lost and found services
  • Parking management, enforcement, and transportation services

Contact Public Safety

Non-emergency: 651-962-5100
Emergency: 651-962-5555
Report a Crime (non-emergency)

Public Safety Leadership

  • Dan Meuwissen

    Director of Public Safety
  • Mike Barrett

    Associate Director of Public Safety
  • Wayne Johnson

    Public Safety Manager (Minneapolis Campus)
  • Diana Kaardal

    Parking & Transportation Program Manager
  • Chris Gilbertson

    Alarms & Access Control Manager
  • Zach DuBois

    Public Safety Manager (St. Paul Campus)
  • Dan Iverson

    Public Safety Lieutenant
  • Contact Us

    Non-emergency: 651-962-5100

    Emergency: 651-962-5555