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Security Notice: Robbery

May. 15, 2019—On Wednesday, May 15, at 3:06 a.m., VUPS was notified of an armed robbery that occurred at the Mapco on 21st Avenue South near Children’s Way.

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Apr. 26, 2019—On Friday, April 26, at 2:07 a.m., Vanderbilt University Public Safety was notified of an armed robbery that occurred in the shuttle lot near Natchez Trace.

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Public Safety encourages pedestrian safety across campus

Mar. 28, 2019—Vanderbilt is a walkable campus, and pedestrian safety is a top priority. The Office of Emergency Preparedness encourages the Vanderbilt community to follow basic pedestrian safety guidelines.

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Security Notice: Sexual assault

Mar. 18, 2019—On Friday, March 15, VUPD received a report from a Campus Security Authority that a female student reported she had experienced a drug- or alcohol-facilitated sexual assault by a male student during the evening hours of Thursday, March 14, in an on-campus residence hall.

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AlertVU test scheduled for March 28

Mar. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system on Thursday, March 28, at 2 p.m.

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Security Notice: Sexual assault off campus

Feb. 23, 2019—On Feb. 22, the Vanderbilt University Police Department was notified of a sexual assault that occurred off campus the evening of Feb. 21 in the area of 15th Avenue South and Horton Avenue.

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Safety remains top priority as electric scooter use increases

Feb. 18, 2019—The Division of Administration has established a dockless bike and electric scooter educational outreach group, charged with bringing together students and administrators to educate the community on best practices and offer a forum to address concerns.

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Employees: Beware of scam calls offering printing supply services

Jan. 9, 2019—Employees across the university should be vigilant and aware of recent phone calls from scammers claiming to be from office supply vendors.

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VUPD: Racist and homophobic flyers sent through external online advertising service

Dec. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt University Police Department said there is no evidence to believe there is a Vanderbilt connection to the flyers, and that Vanderbilt was not specifically targeted, nor were universities in general.

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Statement on flyers containing racist and homophobic language found on campus printers

Dec. 3, 2018—VUPD is investigating reports of flyers containing offensive language discovered on printers in some locations on campus.

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SECURITY NOTICE: Armed robbery off campus

Dec. 3, 2018—On Friday, Nov. 30, at 5:23 p.m., VUPD was notified of an armed robbery that occurred outside an entry door of University School of Nashville.

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I Am Vanderbilt: Shaneithia Lewis

Nov. 30, 2018—Cpl. Shaneithia Lewis patrols her assigned zone each day with the mission of keeping the campus safe. But she does so with a unique partner riding along.

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