The Public Safety department provides safety and security to the campus community and continually strives to foster a higher quality of life and an environment where diverse, social, cultural and academic values are allowed to develop and prosper.


About the Department

The Department of Public Safety is a division of Bemidji State University’s Office of Finance and Administration. This department is responsible for all campus security, environmental health & safety and parking enforcement at both BSU and Northwest Technical College (NTC).

The President of BSU and NTC has granted the Department of Public Safety the authority to take appropriate actions necessary to maintain a safe and secure environment on all property owned, leased or occupied by the university and college.

Contact Us

Public Safety Office
Open 24/7

Walnut Hall (Lower Level)
3331 19th St. NE
Bemidji, MN 56601

(218) 755-3888
publicsafety@dragondress.com

Bemidji Police Dept.
Emergency: 911
Non-emergency (218) 333-9111

Sexual Assault Program
(218) 444-9524

Suicide Prevention
(800) 422-0045

MN Travel Conditions
511 or 511mn.org

Poison Control Center
(800) 222-1222