Crime Prevention and Security Awareness Programs
- CSU police, residence hall staff, Support and Safety Assessment, and the Women and Gender Advocacy Center are among groups on campus that provide safety and crime prevention educational programs in a variety of settings.
- General campus educational programs include fire safety, personal safety, interpersonal violence prevention, alcohol and drug awareness, and computer crimes. Many programs can be tailored to fit the needs of the audience. Interpersonal violence trainings include information about the crimes of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information regarding education, outreach and events related to interpersonal violence, or to request a program, see http://www.wgac.colostate.edu or http://www.supportandsafety.colostate.edu/sexual-harassment.
- From Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2017, the CSU Police Department delivered 255 programs or presentations to 25,269 people, including students, parents, faculty, and staff.
- Programs can be scheduled by contacting CSUPD, and some programs are hosted and publicized on a continual basis throughout the year.
The CSU Police Department also implements the following crime prevention strategies on campus:
- Regularly patrolling residence halls
- Regularly patrolling all buildings on campus and checking doors and windows for security concerns, particularly after hours
- Reporting facilities issues such as lights and door locks that do not work correctly
- Surveying campus for security and safety issues
- Educating the campus community about crime prevention strategies
- Presenting educational programs to students, parents, and employees about general safety, sexual violence safety, DUI enforcement, substance abuse, bike safety and education
- Teaching personal protection classes
- Teaching active assailant response classes
- Offering SafeWalk, a CSUPD service that provides a security escort from any campus location to another campus location or a location within three blocks of campus, year-round, from dusk to dawn
- Offering a registry for personal property (more information is at http://source.colostate.edu/csupd-offers-online-registry-for-valuables/)
- Educating campus about proactive reporting options to connect people who are struggling with mental health issues or who may be a risk to themselves or others with university resources and alerting campus offices that can address safety concerns presented by these individuals
- Providing a comprehensive resource to all employees regarding campus offices that can help them address people who present safety concerns
- Collaborating with committees and individuals across campus to identify and address safety and security needs for special events, new buildings, and concerns
More information about crime on campus:
- Safety.colostate.edu, the university’s safety website
- Special text alerts shared by the university. Students, faculty and staff may sign up for emergency text alerts. Students sign up via RamWeb at www.RamWeb.colostate.edu. Employees may sign up via the administrative applications portal at https://aar.is.colostate.edu/
- Safety alert bulletins describing specific crimes or perpetrators