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New emergency preparedness office launched

Sep. 12, 2011—The new office will focus on equipping the campus community in the event of an emergency.

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Register laptops, bikes with VUPD at library-hosted events

Aug. 18, 2011—The Vanderbilt University Police Department will set up Operation ID stations at the Central, Peabody and Science and Engineering libraries for students, staff and faculty to register their personal laptops, netbooks, tablets or bikes for free to protect against theft.

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Wellcast: Personal safety tips for young children

Aug. 18, 2011—The Vanderbilt Child and Family Center’s Stacey Bonner recently spoke with Lt. Terry Hutcherson and Victim Services Coordinator Jyl Shaffer of the Vanderbilt University Police Department about some back-to-school safety tips for young children.

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Traffic interrupted by police investigation

Aug. 3, 2011—Metro Nashville Police investigated a suspicious item at the West End Marriott near campus, blocking some campus traffic for about two hours.

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VUPD opens new communications command center

Jul. 26, 2011—The new 24-7 communications office will be available for emergency walk-up day or night.

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CRIME ALERT – Robbery

Jun. 6, 2011—On Saturday, June 4, , at 10:57 p.m. VUPD received a report of two people being robbed at One Hundred Oaks. The victims were sitting on the outside stairs between Burlington and the “C” entrance of One Hundred Oaks when a car approached and dropped off one subject in front of Burlington before continuing on...

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Kudos

May. 5, 2011—Learn about the latest awards, appointments and achievements of Vanderbilt's faculty and staff.

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MRB IV evacuated after early morning fire; no injuries

May. 1, 2011—Police evacuated the MRB IV building early Thursday after a gas leak was detected in one room on the eighth floor of a laboratory building and contained. The leak, caused by a faulty freon compressor, was contained in Room 8424 of the building. The incident began about 6:40 a.m. The building was reopened at about...

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VU Police Department earns accreditation from TACP

Apr. 13, 2011—The Vanderbilt University Police Department has earned accreditation from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation program of the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police.

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Outdoor warning sirens to be tested April 2

Mar. 31, 2011—The monthly test of the Vanderbilt Outdoor warning sirens is scheduled for Saturday April 2, 2011, immediately following the test of the Metro sirens at noon. The Metro sirens are tested on the first Saturday of each month. The Vanderbilt University Sirens are tested immediately following the test of the Davidson County Sirens to allow individuals to be able...

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Crime Alert – Attempted Robbery

Mar. 25, 2011—On Wednesday, March 23, the Vanderbilt University Police Department received a report of an attempted robbery/purse snatching. The victim stated she was walking on 25th Avenue South from the 2525 West End area toward Vanderbilt Place at about 5 p.m. when two people pulled up near her in an SUV and asked for directions to...

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