Vanderbilt Police Department
Sep. 16, 2020—As fall and the time change approaches, Vanderbilt University Public Safety reminds the Vanderbilt community to remain vigilant, whether traveling across campus or to other areas of Nashville, particularly as it begins to get darker earlier.
Jun. 5, 2020—Vanderbilt University Public Safety is committed to keeping the VU community safe while never infringing upon the right to freedom of speech and peaceful assembly, writes Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Safety and Special Initiatives August Washington.
VUPS creates Public Health AmbassaDores program to help promote health, safety of Vanderbilt community
May. 28, 2020—In an effort to guide the university community in practicing healthy behaviors during COVID-19, Vanderbilt has launched the Public Health AmbassaDores program to address questions regarding campus health and safety measures. The program began on Monday, May 18, during Vanderbilt Phase 1 of the Return to Campus Plan.
Sep. 23, 2019—The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report provides information on security-related services offered by the university. The 2019 report will be available after Sept. 30.
Apr. 16, 2019—On Tuesday, April 16, Vanderbilt University Police responded to a report of anti-Semitic vandalism at the Central Library.
Jan. 8, 2019—On Tuesday, Jan. 8, Vanderbilt University Police responded to a report of anti-Semitic vandalism in a Furman Hall classroom – a swastika carved into the back of a classroom chair. The symbol has been removed and VUPD is investigating the incident. At this point it is unclear whether the vandalism is a recent act or...
Nov. 1, 2018—Vanderbilt University Police Department responded on Sunday, Oct. 28, to a report of a racial slur written on a chalkboard in a lecture hall. VUPD has been actively investigating the incident and has notified Metro Nashville Police Department, as well as the Tennessee Fusion Center and the FBI. At this time, there are no known...
Sep. 26, 2018—The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information related to university-wide security and safety, including related policies, procedures and crime statistics.
Apr. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt University Public Safety is teaming up with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s Injury Prevention Program and Metro Nashville Police to offer a free Teen Driver Awareness Program at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks.
Nov. 19, 2017—Vanderbilt University Police Department has designated an “Exchange Area” or “Safe Deal Zone” to provide a safe environment for Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff to trade legal new or used items bought or sold online through various apps.
Oct. 23, 2017—On Oct. 23, VUPD received a report from a Campus Security Authority that a female student was sexually assaulted by a male student in a campus residence hall on Oct. 21, 2017.
Oct. 13, 2017—By staying alert and following a few crime-prevention tips, you can have a safe and enjoyable holiday season.