Cranbrook Security & Safety

Cranbrook Security - 248.645.3170

In the event of a life-threatening emergency, dial 911 immediately.

Cranbrook Security & Safety is a service-driven department committed to providing security and promoting safety for Cranbrook Educational Community. The department is under the direct supervision of the Director of Security & Safety.

Campus Security is composed of 17 Cranbrook Security Personnel (as well as a contracted security provider who staff the Woodward Booth). Our officers monitor the security dispatch center, patrol the campus on foot and in marked patrol vehicles, while providing security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. In conjunction with Cranbrook Security Mission Statement (see below) these officers observe and detect crimes and violations of campus policies in partnership with local police, fire, and emergency medical services, ensuring a timely response to all campus emergencies. Campus Security monitors all campus security alarms, access control, IP based cameras, mass notification, and fire systems. All Campus Security officers are first aid, CPR, and AED certified.

“The mission of Cranbrook Security and Safety is to promote a safe, secure and welcoming environment for every visitor, student, staff and faculty member 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We fulfill this mission by maintaining a staff of highly trained Security personnel; developing relationships with the community and local first responders; while seeking innovative solutions to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all threats, hazards and emergency situations.”


Cranbrook Educational Community administration, faculty, staff, students, and guests are to report all criminal incidents, threats, injuries, property loss, accidents, safety hazards, etc. to Cranbrook Security at 248-645-3170. If a person is in imminent danger, they should call Bloomfield Hills Public Safety by dialing 911, then call Cranbrook Security. Prompt notification helps to facilitate reporting to the necessary authorities and assists in documenting trouble spots where corrective measures can be taken, thereby enhancing the overall security and safety of Cranbrook.