September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month (NCSAM) and UCAPD is partnering with the UCA Community to provide a full schedule of events and programming to raise awareness and promote safety with the start of each new academic year.
Every Tuesday in September from 1:40 p.m. -2:30 p.m.- ACTIVE SHOOTER SURVIVAL VIDEO- UCAPD (COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AUDITORIUM 107) Shots Fired on Campus: When Lightning Strikes! UCAPD is presenting this 20 minute video that teaches students realistic strategies for dealing with an active shooter situation on campus.
Watch the video now. (myUCA login required).
Every Wednesday in September in the Student Center from 11:00 a.m-1:00 p.m. UCAPD and Student Wellness and Development will host Drug and Alcohol Awareness and new campus safety tip sheets every week.
Every Thursday during X-Period in September, from 1:40 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Sexual Assault Awareness Video. UCAPD and the Counseling Center will host Speak Out and Stand UP - Raising Awareness about Sexual Assault in Student Health 307: UCAPD is partnering with the Counseling Center to present this 20 minute video that addresses acquaintance rape and is specifically designed for college students.
OPERATION GOTCHA! Sometime in September WATCH YOUR STUFF!! UCAPD, Housing & Residence Life, and Torreyson Library will partner for Operation Gotcha! Officers and authorized staff will check residence halls and the library for unattended valuables and unlocked doors. Students will receive a “Gotcha” tag if items are found unattended.
OPERATION ID DAY- SEPTEMBER 25 (2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.)- UCAPD AND HOUSING & RESIDENCE LIFE (ALL RESIDENCE HALLS AND APARTMENTS).
Officers and Housing & Resident Life staff will set up stations for students to register valuables. Operation ID is a nationwide program designed to discourage burglary or theft. Students can register their valuables, which will increase law enforcement’s chances of recovery and easy identification of stolen property.
BRAKE FOR BEARS! - SEPTEMBER 26 (8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.)- UCAPD AND THE UCA COMMUNITY
UCAPD and the Student Government Association are once again teaming up to promote pedestrian safety through the 'Brake for Bears' campaign to be held September 26. Volunteers and UCA Police officers will encourage safety awareness throughout the day at various crosswalks around campus by distributing pedestrian safety information and, while supplies last, official Brake for Bears t-shirts.
Volunteers are needed for the Spring 2013 Brake for Bears!