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Safety and Security: Overview and Units

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Safety and Security Leadership and Business Services Team

Virginia Tech safety and security units include the Virginia Tech Police Department, Virginia Tech Emergency Management, and Virginia Tech Environmental Health and Safety.

The Safety and Security Business Center oversees business services functions for all university safety units units. Please click on the Business Center link below to learn more. 

Emergency Management

The goal of Virginia Tech Emergency Management is to build, improve, and sustain university resilience, departmental readiness, and individual preparedness. The office takes an all-hazards approach to continuously further the capability of the Virginia Tech community to plan for, mitigate against, respond to, and recover from an incident or emergency.

Environmental Health and Safety

Environmental Health and Safety promotes a positive, integrated culture of safety for the university community. Through our many programs, we advocate safe and healthy living, learning, and working environments, while also helping departments comply with regulations and mandates. 

Virginia Tech Police Department

The Virginia Tech Police Department strives to enhance the safety and quality of life for students, faculty, staff and visitors through effective law enforcement and proactive crime prevention in partnership with the university community.