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Public Safety

Our role in the community-wide shared responsibility for safety on campus is to provide professional law enforcement, effective emergency response, crime and incident reduction and community outreach and education.

As individuals and as an organization the men and women of the public safety group hold the following values as central to out personal and professional behavior:

  • Teamwork: We work with one another and our community to solve problems and reduce crime.
  • Integrity: We model ethical and honest behavior and uphold the laws of the state and the policies of the university.
  • Professionalism: We respect others and practice the fair and consistent application of the authority granted to us.
  • Service: We value courteous and prompt delivery of services to help address the needs of our community.


Randy Philipson

Jarrod Sullivan

Interim Deputy Chief of Police

Jarrod Sullivan is currently serving as Deputy Chief of Police at Tulane University. Jarrod has over 20 years’ experience as a law enforcement professional serving both campus and municipal communities.

Jarrod is a graduate of Tulane University with a bachelor’s in psychology. He received professional training from the New Orleans Harbor Police Academy and the Southern Police Institute Command Officer Development program.

Jarrod is a certified police instructor and accreditation manager. He is dedicated to finding innovative solutions to community issues through proactive data driven policing and community outreach.