The Police Department is comprised of 20 professional police practitioners and other team members dedicated to providing world-class public safety services to the Wellesley College community.
Officers patrol the campus in a proactive manner on foot, on bicycles, and in police cruisers. Generally, there are two officers and one patrol sergeant on duty 24 hours per day. The Communications Center is staffed by trained and certified communications coordinators who answer calls for service, dispatch officers and other emergency services to incidents, and monitor several hundred intrusion-detection and fire alarms. The department also has a large student work force, comprised of campus police assistants working in various capacities within the department.