Community & Safety

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CUPD to join educational project on Colorado's Move Over Law

Feb. 15, 2017

On Thursday, Feb. 16, law enforcement agencies from around the Denver metro area will be participating in Operation 1 Charlie 3, an education and enforcement project focusing on Colorado’s Move Over Law.Read more »
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Police chief candidates will share vision for CUPD at Feb. 14 town halls

Feb. 9, 2017

The CU Boulder Police Department (CUPD) is holding two town hall sessions on Feb. 14, where the two police chief finalists, CUPD deputy chiefs Ken Koch and Randy Repola, will share their unique visions for the campus police department.Read more »
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Boulder wants to know your perception of the city

Feb. 8, 2017

The city of Boulder has opened a web version of the 2017 Community Perception Survey to ask residents and other community members about their perception and experience of Boulder as a safe and welcoming community for all.Read more »
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Water is life: Protecting our waterways from pollutants

Feb. 8, 2017

For many of us, clean water is so plentiful and readily available that we rarely, if ever, pause to consider what life would be like without it. CU Boulder Environmental Health and Safety is tasked by state and federal agencies with ensuring everyone on campus does their part to keep our water systems free of pollutants.Read more »
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FBI issues warning on employment scam targeting college students

Jan. 26, 2017

The FBI has issued a warning on an internet scam that targets college students seeking work. Phony job opportunities are advertised via students’ university emails. Unfortunately, students who take the bait suffer financial losses.Read more »
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Stalking Awareness Month: How to help a friend who is being stalked

Jan. 26, 2017

If you know someone who is experiencing a pattern of behavior that is causing them to feel fear or alter their everyday activities, there are ways to support them. Here are a few tips on how to help a friend who is being stalked.Read more »
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Run, Hide, Fight: CUPD to hold active harmer response classes

Jan. 19, 2017

On Feb. 8, CUPD will hold four active harmer response sessions for students, faculty and staff. This course is designed as a reactive training on how to respond if an incident occurs, regardless of whether it occurs on campus or elsewhere.Read more »
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Stalking Awareness Month: What is stalking?

Jan. 19, 2017

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, but what is stalking? Stalking is against the law in all 50 states and also violates University of Colorado Boulder policies, though the legal definition of stalking varies.Read more »
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January is Stalking Awareness Month

Jan. 12, 2017

Stalking: a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. With over 7.5 million people stalked in one year in the United States, chances are you know someone or several people who have been stalked.Read more »
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State adds CUPD and 41 other permanent medication drop-off locations

Jan. 12, 2017

On Monday, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced the addition of 42 medication collection box locations in two dozen counties around the state, including a permanent location at the CU Boulder Police Department and Parking and Transportation lobby.Read more »