Protective Services protects the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine Campus and certain off-campus properties owned by Washington University. WUSM Protective Services is a combined force of armed Response Officers, unarmed Communications Officers, unarmed Public Safety Officers which provide security coverage for campus on a seven-day per week, 24-hour basis. These officers are university employees. Additionally, an unarmed contract security contingent staffs a few fixed posts on campus.
2013-14 Safety & Security Handbook - a Guide for Students, Faculty and Staff