The Office of Safety and Security provides 24-hour service and protection to the Bowdoin community with a staff of 20 full-time and 10 part-time officers. The campus is patrolled by officers in vehicles, on foot, and on bicycle. The 24-hour communications center answers emergency and routine calls for service and monitors an extensive network of security cameras and life safety alarm systems. Numerous blue light emergency phones dot the campus to provide a quick and easy means to obtain help. The Bowdoin Shuttle provides safe student transportation after dark within a one-mile radius of campus.