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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: This is my second year at linfield and there has yet to be any mention of major issues on campus, I feel totally safe to walk around on campus at night, CPS is always willing to provide courtesy rides.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: CPS is great! helps with a lot of problems that occur on campus

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There are warning systems and phones that are accessible throughout campus. That helps in safety. The community is also safety minding which is nice for a college campus.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Nurses/counselors are available and very open.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Linfield is a safe place 90% of the time. Every once in a while, there is a danger to the student body, but the administration is always on top of it. There is a great system to alert students of any danger -- they send out emails, phone calls, and texts at the same time. Students may opt into or out of any of these methods of being contacted.


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The majority of students feels safe on campus. The surrounding town does not have a lot of crime compared to larger cities. Special safety measures include the emergency blue-lights around campus and key cards used by students to get into the dorms. Campus security does a good job of patrolling the campus, as well as the streets. There is the occasional stolen bike or laptop, but generally there are no break-ins at the dorms. Because campus security is constantly patrolling, be careful in the way of underage drinking because you do not want to be stopped late at night on the weekends.

College Public Safety provides an escort service in the evening and nighttime hours. All residence halls are equipped with yellow emergency call-boxes and blue-light emergency call stations, which are located throughout the campus. Pushing the red emergency button on either of the devices will immediately connect a student with the College Public Safety office. Academic buildings, facilities, dorms, and suburb apartments on campus are secured at all times and equipped with a computerized card access system controlled by Linfield Campus Safety.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 12
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 5
  • Vehicle Theft: 1
Security Office
Linfield College Campus Safety
900 SE Baker St.
(503) 883-7233
Safety Services
  • 24-hour campus patrol
  • Campus escorts
  • CATS (Consent Awareness Training Squad)
  • Emergency blue-lights
  • Safety manual
Health Center
Linfield College Health Center
900 SE Baker St.
(503) 883-2535
Health Services
  • Gynecological exams
  • Limited laboratory work
  • Referrals
  • Treatment of acute illnesses
  • Treatment of minor trauma
Day Care Services?

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 33 responses

  • 17% Criminal activity near campus
  • 16% None
  • 10% Walking alone
  • 10% Non-students on campus
  • 10% Theft/robberies
  • 9% Excessive drinking
  • 6% Dorm safety
  • 6% Gang violence
  • 4% Drugs
  • 4% Unlit pathways
  • 3% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 1% Lack of safety escort services
  • 1% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 1% Violence among students
  • 0% Lack of/broken emergency phones

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 23 responses

Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
  • Alcohol plays a significant role in sexual assault on campus.
  • Campus administrators provide a supportive environment for victims of sexual assault.
  • Campus administrators work hard to actively prevent sexual assaults on our campus.
  • A friend, a classmate, or I have been a victim of sexual assault on/near our campus.
  • Our campus has easily accessible support services in place to address sexual assaults.
  • Sexual assaults are a serious problem on campus.
  • Students take the issue of sexual assault on campus seriously.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 33 responses

  • 18% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 70% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 9% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 3% Not very visible.
  • 0% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 40 responses

  • 28% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 58% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 15% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
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