Penn State Increases Patrols, Monitoring on Campus

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.—The Penn State Police Department will increase police officer and student auxiliary officer patrols on campus in response to a string of indecent exposure incidents reported in the residence halls.

Ten indecent exposure episodes have been reported in the dormitories since August 2009, reports the Daily Collegian. Penn State PD did not release how many officers will be patrolling or where they will be stationed, citing security reasons.

Additionally, university officials plan to add security cameras outside of residence hall entrances because of high traffic levels. Penn State is also seeking to install a keyless entry system for each dorm room in which students will swipe their student ID card and enter a code on a keypad to gain entry.

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