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Campus Safety at DU

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Campus Safety at DU

  1. 1. Campus Safety at DU: A closer look
  2. 2. The University of Denver is located just outside of the city of Denver. With an estimated population of 682,545 Denver is the 22nd most populous city in the country.
  3. 3. There have been 173 reported incidents to Campus Safety since January 18th. This includes drug abuse and the possession of alcohol by minors.
  4. 4. There are dozens of emergency telephones located throughout DU’s campus. When one of these phones is activated, Campus Safety officers will respond to the phone’s location.
  5. 5. The Department of Campus Safety offers multiple opportunities for the DU community to educate themselves about safety related issues, including offering classes on self defense.
  6. 6. DU students and faculty can sign up to receive emergency notifications over phone, email, and text. The Department of Campus Safety also has a Facebook and Twitter for more detailed information.
  7. 7. The Department of Campus Safety is located off of Evans and High Street in the Nagel parking garage. However, many DU students are unaware of where these offices are.
  8. 8. “I don’t think people realize that our campus is right outside a pretty big city, I think as college students we believe we are removed from outside crime.” –Madelyn Tenenbaum
  9. 9. Campus Safety patrol cars are a common sight on DU’s campus. Officers patrol DU’s campus and respond to calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  10. 10. Theft is one of the most common crimes that occur on DU’s campus. All students are encouraged to lock up their important possessions such as bikes and personal devices. According to the Annual Campus Safety Report, in 2015, there were thirteen motor vehicles thefts on campus.
  11. 11. According to the U.S. Department of Justice one out of every four undergraduate women will be victim to some form of sexual assault. Since March 1st there have been two sexual assaults on DU’s campus.
  12. 12. The University of Denver offers multiple resources when it comes to student safety and victim support. One of the most known resources is the counseling center CAPE (The Center for Advocacy, Prevention, and Empowerment).

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