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Public Safety

Read: 10 Tips for Improving Your Situational Awareness on Campus

10 Tips for Improving Your Situational Awareness on Campus

These 10 activities will break you out of your routine, make you more aware of your surroundings and make you a better campus emergency manager.

Read: Report: 2017 Crime Rate on Trend to Be Lowest Since 1990

Report: 2017 Crime Rate on Trend to Be Lowest Since 1990

Data from the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law indicates the overall 2017 crime rate will drop by 1.8 percent.

Read: Steve Bannon Expected to Speak at UC Berkeley’s ‘Free Speech Week’

Steve Bannon Expected to Speak at UC Berkeley’s ‘Free Speech Week’

While the event’s organizers have announced Bannon will be speaking, university officials say the group has thus far failed to meet event requirements.

Read: Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Closed Indefinitely Following Irma

Miami-Dade, Broward Public Schools Closed Indefinitely Following Irma

While all schools avoided major structural damage, 42 Miami-Dade public schools are still being used as shelters for Hurricane Irma victims.

Read: Verizon to Build Dedicated Network for Public Safety, First Responders

Verizon to Build Dedicated Network for Public Safety, First Responders

Verizon says its new private network will complement existing services such as push-to-talk and will offer priority access to first responders.

Read: UVA Hires Consulting Firm to Evaluate Campus Safety Infrastructure

UVA Hires Consulting Firm to Evaluate Campus Safety Infrastructure

The consulting firm will conduct a “comprehensive review” of the school’s safety and security infrastructures following violent campus protests.

Read: Duke Removes Robert E. Lee Statue After Vandalism, Others Follow Suit

Duke Removes Robert E. Lee Statue After Vandalism, Others Follow Suit

Both Duke and UT Austin have removed its statue of Robert E. Lee, the Confederate general at the forefront of recent violence and protests.

Read: Survey: Millennials Have Extreme Anxiety About Physical Safety

Survey: Millennials Have Extreme Anxiety About Physical Safety

The survey found that in the last 12 months, 34 percent of millennials avoided crowded spaces and 30 percent avoided public transportation.

Read: White Nationalists Protest at UVA on Eve of Deadly Rally

White Nationalists Protest at UVA on Eve of Deadly Rally

Protesters and counterprotesters clashed at the Thomas Jefferson statue on the UVA campus Friday night, leading to one arrest and multiple injuries.

Read: Christie Signs Bill for Uniform Sexual Assault Training for N.J. Police

Christie Signs Bill for Uniform Sexual Assault Training for N.J. Police

The sexual assault training curriculum will be created by the Division of Criminal Justice and will be monitored by the Attorney General.

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