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Crisis management panel talks campus safety at USAC meeting

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.

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Responding to an active threat on campus: Know what to do

Dec. 8, 2016—Being familiar with emergency response procedures for an active threat on campus is critical to the safety of campus community members and can enhance first responders’ ability to contain a threat.

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Vanderbilt’s prohibition of guns on campus not changed by new state law

Jun. 28, 2016—As a private institution, Vanderbilt University is not subject to a new state law that takes effect Friday, July 1, for public colleges and universities.

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Efforts to enhance pedestrian safety at Vanderbilt continue

Jun. 3, 2016—Campus safety and planning officials as well as representatives of Metro Nashville Public Works are proactively addressing pedestrian and traffic safety concerns at Vanderbilt.

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VUPD launches SafeVU app

Sep. 25, 2015—SafeVU is a personalized communication platform that links Vanderbilt community members to the VUPD communications center in the event they need either emergency or nonemergency assistance.

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VUPD seeks community feedback

Apr. 21, 2015—The Vanderbilt University Police Department is seeking feedback from the community members it serves as the department pursues re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.

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