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Contacting Drake Department of Public Safety

If you are in danger or need an emergency response, call

  • 811 from a campus phone to reach Department of Public Safety

  • 911 from any phone to reach Des Moines Police

If you or you someone you know has experienced sexual or interpersonal misconduct, you may seek assistance from Drake Department of Public Safety through any of these options:

Call: 515-271-2222

Come to the office:  1227 25th Street (if you need an escort to come to the office, go ahead and call first)



Text: Use the Drake Guardian Mobile App (also available through the Apple Store or Google play)

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Confidential Resources

Quick contacts to reach confidential support

  • VIP student support or advocacy
    515-512-2972 (call or text)
  • Polk County Crisis and Advocacy
  • Professional advocate at the Counseling Center 
        - Thursdays 3:00-4:30 during fall & spring term