Departmental Contact List

KU Public Safety Office

For on-campus emergencies, including crimes in progress, call 911.

You can contact the Public Safety Office at 785-864-5900. To e-mail a member of our department, click on their name below.

Command Staff
Ralph V. Oliver
Chief and Director of Public Safety
Chris Keary
Assistant Chief, Police Services
Elizabeth Phillips
Assistant Director, Civilian Services
Mark D. Witt
Captain, Patrol Unit
Rhonda Birdsong
Voice, Data & Management Administrator
Schuyler Bailey
Captain, Police Support Unit

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, retaliation, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and is the University’s Title IX Coordinator: the Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY.