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Public Safety & U

PUBLIC SAFETY & U — December

This December version of the monthly "PUBLIC SAFETY & U" column features information about Drexel's Fire and Emergency Services.
Public Safety & U

PUBLIC SAFETY & U — November 2018

Drexel’s Department of Public Safety is launching a new monthly feature, called "Public Safety & U," to keep Dragons informed, involved and safe within the Drexel University community.


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Here’s How Drexel’s Victim Services Coordinator Can Help You Rebuild After a Crime

Drexel’s Victims Services Coordinator works out of the Department of Public Safety and is ready to support and provide services for Dragons who are victims of crime.
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Check out the New Public Safety Website Refresh

Drexel’s Department of Public Safety recently completed a website redesign to make it easier for find information related to safety and communication outreach.
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Drexel’s Department of Public Safety Celebrates Employees of the Year

At its annual Commendation Ceremony earlier this month, all facets of the Drexel University Department of Public Safety came together to recognize departmental achievements and individual valor.
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Emergency Preparedness Q&A With Drexel’s Head of Public Safety

Drexel’s Vice President of Public Safety Eileen Behr answered a few questions about how Dragons can be more prepared for emergency situations on and off campus.

At the November hearings in Jacksonville, Florida, are pictured, left to right: Executive Director Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., W. Craig Hartley Jr.; Eileen W. Behr, Vice President and Chief of Police, Drexel Public Safety; Joseph Spera, director of operations; Colin P. Quinn, communication accreditation & training manager; Jane Kelly, law enforcement accreditation manager; Robert Lis, associate director of investigations; and Chairman of the CALEA Commission Richard W. Myers.

Drexel Public Safety Communication Center, Police Department Earn Reaccreditation

The Drexel University Public Safety Communications Center (DUPSCC) and Drexel University Police Department (DUPD) were recently reaccredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).
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Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement to Evaluate Drexel Police

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will visit Drexel University from July 9-12 to evaluate all aspects of the Drexel University Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services.

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Evaluating Drexel's Public Safety Communications Center

The University community is invited to participate in an evaluation of Drexel’s University Public Safety Communications Center as part of its accreditation process this month. 

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How to Respond to an Active Shooter: ‘Run, Hide, Fight’

For the past two years, Drexel’s Department of Public Safety has been offering training for emergency situations and workplace safety, such as an active shooting on campus. That information, previously available though in-person sessions, can now be completed online at the convenience of faculty and staff.
Technician holding a blood sample for HIV testing.

Risk-Taking Behaviors Tied to Racial Disparities in HIV in Gay Communities

Researchers from Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health re-examined data showing a disparity between HIV prevalence in black and white men who have sex with men and found that a racial gap between them was reduced once levels of risk within their communities were considered.
Drexel EMS students received recognition from the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation.

Drexel’s Emergency Medical Services Student Organization Named One of the Best in the Country

A group of dedicated and licensed emergency medical professionals who are also Drexel students was recently recognized by the top organization in their field by the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation.