Police Department ◦ Patrol ◦ Detectives ◦ 24 sworn police officers ◦ 7 Administrative Staff ◦ 15-20 Community Service Officers (students) Communications (Dispatch) ◦ 5 Communications Officers Traffic and Parking Services ◦ ID Cards ◦ Parking Permit
Our responsibility is to make the staff, students and visitors of ISU as safe as possible We work closely with area local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies As far as police powers, the only difference between ISU Police and any other police agency in Indiana is the area they are assigned to protect
Public Safety is located on N. 6 th Street, in the circle drive next to Erickson Hall. This is the location where you purchase:
Personal safety begins with each of you Always WALK with others PARK in well lit and well traveled areas Only TRAVEL on well lit streets AVOID narrow dark walkways between buildings KEEP PERSONAL ARTICLES close LOCK YOUR DOORS
Park your vehicle in University lots Keep all articles out of sight in your vehicle LOCK your vehicle Walk with others, especially at dark If you plan to party, be responsible When you enter an unfamiliar building, note where the exits are When a building fire alarm sounds, walk quickly to the nearest exit Never try to distinguish a fire, GET OUT!
Visit the Public Safety Building. Someone is there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Telephone Blue Light Phones
FFrom a campus phone dial 911 or 5555. You will get ISU Public Safety TTo get ISU Public Safety directly from a cell or a non campus phone, you must dial 812-237-5555 IIf you dial 911 from your cell, you will get Vigo County Central Dispatch, NOT ISU POLICE!
Provide a direct link to the Public Safety Department Can be used to call for emergencies or for general information There are 30 locations across campus
If you have been a victim, report it to Public Safety Don’t allow anyone to make you feel uncomfortable. If unreported, it frequently becomes worse
How does ISU notify people during emergency situations? All Hazards Siren Voice Recorded Tornado Warning System Novell Based Emergency Messaging System Campus Crime Alert EmailCrime Alert Emergency Text Messaging System (RAVE) Voice Over Internet Protocol
This is the best way to be immediately notified when an emergency happens on campus. A message is received on your cell phone It is free to sign up, your cell phone carrier may charge. Go to www.indstate.edu/pubsafety/ www.indstate.edu/pubsafety/ RAVE TEXT Messaging
Newest component of the Emergency Notification System, installed in the Fall of ‘09 Enables Public Safety to broadcast emergency messages to the classrooms on campus These telephones can also be used to dial 911 in the event of an emergency in the classroom
Originally known as the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act. Named after Jeanne Clery, a 19 year old Lehigh University (PA) freshman who was raped and murdered in her residence hall in 1986 Requires all colleges and universities to disclose information about crime on or near their campuses Failure to do this could result in the institution being suspended from participating in financial aid programs
Annual Security Report consists of: ◦ Crime statistics ◦ Policy on safety and security measures ◦ Crime prevention programs ◦ Procedures on the investigation and prosecution of sex offenses ◦ Found at www.indstate.edu/pubsafety/www.indstate.edu/pubsafety/
The campus police department is required to keep a CRIME LOG with the most recent 60 days’ worth of information CRIME LOG Requires the issuance of TIMELY WARNINGS of crimes or incidents that represent a threat to the campus. This is part of the Emergency Notification System
210 N 6 th St Terre Haute IN 812-237-5555 www.indstate.edu/pubsafety/ www.indstate.edu/pubsafety/ My contact info: ◦ Brent.Denny@indstate.edu