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Meet the new LGBTQ+ liaison and community resource officer at DPS

Meet the new LGBTQ+ liaison and community resource officer at DPS

September 4, 2019

The Department of Public Safety recently appointed Laura Johnson as the department’s first LGBTQ+ liaison, and Erin Vess as the new community resource officer.

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Department of Public Safety graduates new class of peace officers

Department of Public Safety graduates new class of peace officers

May 15, 2019

A new class of 25 sworn peace officers includes individuals proficient in Spanish, French, Tamil, Sinhala, and American Sign Language, with a range of professional backgrounds—military, health care, higher education, and the private sector.

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An officer and an organ donor

An officer and an organ donor

November 12, 2018

Lieutenant Dan Schermerhorn Jr. works the day shift. Peace Officer Paul Wlosinski works nights. The two Department of Public Safety colleagues are forever connected by an act of generosity that gave Schermerhorn a second chance.

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Public Safety’s Purple Box holiday program to benefit children, families at Willow Center

Public Safety’s Purple Box holiday program to benefit children, families at Willow Center

November 8, 2018

The Department of Public Safety is leading its fourth Holiday Purple Box campaign to help families displaced because of domestic violence. Donations of new items are being accepted through December 3.

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Narcan emergency overdose treatment added to University’s AED cabinets

Narcan emergency overdose treatment added to University’s AED cabinets

July 24, 2018

Narcan nasal spray, an emergency medicine used to reverse an opioid overdose, is now included in all of the University’s publicly accessible AED (automated external defibrillator) cabinets, enabling anyone to administer the potentially life-saving treatment.

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Summer safety tips from the Department of Public Safety

Summer safety tips from the Department of Public Safety

July 13, 2018

National statistics show a definite link between the hot weather months and increasing crime rates. The Department of Public Safety provides members of the University community timely tips to help prevent victimization.

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Clothesline Project helps to tell stories of sexual assault, abuse

Clothesline Project helps to tell stories of sexual assault, abuse

March 5, 2018

As part Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, members of the University community are participate in the national Clothesline Project, designing t-shirts to create a visual display of the real impacts of sexual assault.

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University departments join Public Safety in donating record Purple Box gifts

University departments join Public Safety in donating record Purple Box gifts

December 21, 2017

The Willow Center’s Purple Box campaign, which takes place every November in recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, collects new toys and more for children and mothers.

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Purple Box holiday program to benefit Willow Domestic Violence Center

Purple Box holiday program to benefit Willow Domestic Violence Center

November 17, 2017

The Department of Public Safety is leading its third Holiday Purple Box campaign to help families displaced because of domestic violence. New items from the wish list may be dropped off at Purple Boxes located at points across campus.

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Public Safety Review Board recommends policy amendment

Public Safety Review Board recommends policy amendment

June 16, 2017

Public Safety leadership requested a review of current policy to consider an amendment allowing supervisors to use their judgement to respond to any campus area when a rapid response is required for life preservation.

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