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Reporting Emergencies

Southwest Minnesota State University Public Safety Department would like to encourage anyone who has been or becomes the victim of a crime  to seek assistance as soon as possible after the incident. Resources exist that are designed to provide both physical and emotional support  for  victims/survivors. Regardless of the decision to pursue an investigation into the incident by law enforcement, we strongly encourage  victims/survivors to report such incidents to law enforcement and seek out the other mechanisms of support that are available, regardless of where the incident occurs. Contact information for local law enforcement as well as other resources that may be helpful is listed below. For emergency situations, always dial 911.

Emergency Contact Numbers

Emergency Contact Numbers
Name Number

SMSU Public Safety Department

507-537-7252 (non-emergency)

Marshall Police Department

507-537-7000 (non-emergency)

New Horizons Crisis Center

(24/7 Referral & Advocacy Services for Crime Victims)

SMSU: 507-537-6815

Main Office: 507-532-5764

Western Mental Health Center

Crisis Hotline: 1-800-658-2429

SMSU Health Center


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