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University of Colorado Denver Police Department

University Police

Emergency Management Division


The Emergency Management Division is charged with the planning, implementation and training for emergency preparedness for the Anschutz Medical Campus and the Denver Campus. Stuart Pike is the Emergency Manager and Essi Ellis is the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator.

Be aware that anything can happen at any time. Severe weather, power outages, fire, hazardous materials incidents, civil unrest, terrorist activity, hostage or shooting events are just a few of the emergency situations that any or all of our campus could face. Are you prepared? Do you know what to do?

If you have any emergency preparedness questions or concerns, contact Stuart Pike at 303-724-0148 (, Essi Ellis at 303-724-1031 (



Emergency preparedness includes personal safety, security, emergency plans and family preparedness.


Are You Prepared?

The Office of Emergency Preparedness has numerous resources to ensure the campus community is prepared.

Individual and Family Preparedness

Domestic Preparedness

Emergency Plans

The university has developed emergency plans for all types of situations.


Emergency Notification System / RAVE

The university has partnered with Rave Wireless to provide an emergency notification text and voice-message system to students, faculty and staff. 

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