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Letter from the Chief of Police

ChiefKlayPetersonHello, and welcome from University Public Safety.

Assuring the safety and the well-being of USC Upstate students, faculty, staff and visitors to our campus is the primary purpose of University Public Safety.

The University Public Safety Department serves an important role in the safety of the campus community. We have assembled a strong team of officers that complement the university environment. Our department includes the Chief of Police, two Lieutenants (the Patrol Division Commander and the one in charge of Investigations) seven full-time officers, three parking enforcement officers, three part-time officers, and one administrative assistant. Collectively, our officers represent more than 160 years of experience.

We will do everything possible to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable experience at USC Upstate. We are here to help and serve you. If you have any questions or are ever in need of our services, please do not hesitate to contact our department at (864) 503-5269 or (864)503-9196.

Sincerely,
Klay Peterson
Director of Public Safety & Chief of Police

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