The main objective of this session is to inform you about campus security risks and the steps you can take to help ensure security on campus. By the time the session is over, you should be able to identify campus security risks, understand campus security policy, report security problems promptly and effectively, take responsibility for personal security on campus, protect personal and campus property, and respond effectively to threats and violence.
Why “Security on Campus” Matters:
- Knowledge of this topic will help create a safer place with lower risk.
- When you know the hazards, you can take the right steps to protect yourself and others and prevent accidents.
- According to the FBI, over 2,500 violent crimes and nearly 90,000 property-related crimes, such as theft and vandalism, were reported in one recent year.
- According to U.S. Department of Education statistics, there are an average of 26 murders a year on college campuses, an average of 9 sexual assaults a day, and thousands of assaults, robberies, motor vehicle thefts, and drug-related crimes.
- Every year, the following crimes occur on campus: personal or campus property theft, murder, assault, arson, vandalism, rape, motor vehicle theft, shooting, drug-related crimes, and bomb threats.