Nov. 22, 2017—VUPD Assistant Chief Rick Burr and a panel of Vanderbilt administrators trained in crisis management addressed the University Staff Advisory Council at its November meeting to discuss protests, demonstrations and other types of events that may lead to unrest on campus.
Sep. 15, 2017—September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.
Sep. 16, 2016—September is National Preparedness Month—a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.
Apr. 17, 2016—April 16, 2016, 1:31 a.m.: Vanderbilt Police have searched The Ingram Commons, and the robbery suspects are believed to have left the area. You can resume normal activities. Please report suspicious activity to Vanderbilt Police at 615-322-2745. April 16, 2016, 1:05 a.m.: Vanderbilt Police are on the scene at The Ingram Commons. Please shelter in place. Additional...
Mar. 25, 2016—Vanderbilt will conduct a test of its AlertVU emergency notification system on Wednesday, March 30, at 2 p.m. The test is rescheduled from last week, when the threat of severe weather on March 24 necessitated its postponement. AlertVU sends emergency messages in the event of an imminent threat or danger to the Vanderbilt community.
Mar. 17, 2016—The test of the AlertVU emergency notification system originally scheduled for March 24 has been postponed due to the threat of severe weather. The test will be rescheduled for a later date.
Feb. 26, 2016—Severe Weather Awareness Week, scheduled Feb. 28–March 5 for Middle Tennessee, is a good time to revisit what to do in the event severe weather threatens the Vanderbilt community.
Dec. 23, 2015—8:37 p.m. The second tornado thread has passed for the Vanderbilt area and the warning is CANCELLED. Severe weather may still be possible. Please continue to monitor local weather reports. 8:28 p.m. Alert! A tornado is approaching the Vanderbilt campus. Take shelter in the nearest building and move to the most interior portion. Avoid windows and doors....
Nov. 18, 2015—Nov. 18 11:36 p.m.: After further investigation, and review of video evidence, VUPD has determined that the alleged robbery in Medical Center East Garage did not occur. Resume normal activity but stay vigilant and use standard safety precautions. Nov. 18 10:28 p.m.: Officers are on scene. They are actively investigating the possible robbery in Medical Center East...