Goals of prevention and preparedness drive Sept. 27 safety drill
The annual test of Penn’s Emergency Notification System will be accompanied by a fair promoting safety programs offered across campus.
Penn’s Public Safety ranks #1
For the 12th consecutive year, the Division of Public Safety took the top spot in the higher-education sector of Security magazine’s “Security 500.”
Sharing Coffee with a Cop
Officers from the Penn Police Department shared a cup of coffee, free swag, and conversations with passersby along Locust Walk during National Coffee with a Cop Day, a way to bridge the gap between the community and law enforcement.
Campus fire safety: What you need to know
As part of its annual Life-Saving Measures event, the Division of Public Safety hosted a live side-by-side controlled “burn” of a dorm room model on Hamilton Field to show how “Sprinklers Save Lives.”
Biking to the shore for fallen first responders
Personnel from Penn’s Division of Public Safety and Perelman School of Medicine recently participated in the Tour de Shore, a 65-mile bike ride from Philadelphia to Atlantic City, to support the families of fallen first responders.
In the News
Teen vapers smoke just as much as youth who don't use e-cigarettes
New research suggests that vaping may not actually help with smoking cessation. “This important study tells us that youth who use e-cigarettes are more likely to continue to use combustible cigarettes after initiating,” said the Perelman School of Medicine’s Janet Audrain-McGovern.
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The case for an independent police force at Johns Hopkins
An op-ed about efforts to establish a campus police department at Johns Hopkins University cited Penn’s model, ranked by Security Magazine as “the best program in the nation in the ‘Education (University)’ category.”
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