Tag: UCM Public Safety

RAD programs teach valuable skills

For two decades, the Rape Aggression Defense and Resisting Aggression with Defense programs have helped people learn valuable defense skills. The programs, sponsored by the University of Central Missouri’s Department of Public Safety, teach techniques for de-escalating situations and defensive maneuvers. The UCM program is part of a national program founded in 1989. It has… Read more »

Public Safety – keeping campus safe

Almost everyone has seen their patrol cars. Some have seen them patrolling campus. And anyone who has purchased a parking permit has been to their office. The University of Central Missouri’s Department of Public Safety is a crucial component to keeping campus safe. It includes police, parking services, access control and environmental health and safety…. Read more »

Safety awareness on campus

When choosing a college, a main factor all students and guardians must consider is location. Location is an important factor for college students because it gives us a sense of community. The beautiful University of Central Missouri is located along U.S. Highway 50 between Kansas City and St. Louis, drawing in many students from all… Read more »

ARSON UPDATE: University police fingerprint faculty, staff, students

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — University police are fingerprinting individuals in connection to an arson that occurred in Martin Building before Thanksgiving break last semester. Detective Gary Schmidt with the UCM Department of Public Safety said fingerprints were the only concrete evidence found at the crime scene. “There were some faculty who were… Read more »

UCM campus notified of date rape drug incidents off campus

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The University of Central Missouri sent out a campuswide alert Tuesday evening to students, faculty and staff concerning the possibility of drug-facilitated sexual assaults and individuals being drugged while consuming drinks off campus. “Individuals reported symptoms consistent with drugs used to facilitate sexual assaults commonly referred to as date… Read more »