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University Police

Contact: 812-237-5555

Crime/Campus Alert

PUBLIC SAFETY ADVISORY

8/16/2018

 

The ISU Public Safety Department has received reports of a possible scam involving unsolicited scholarship or “grant” money being readily available to students.

 

It is believed that once a student responds to the email, a request is made for personal information through text messaging.

 

Please be aware that these types of solicitations are most common at the beginning of a fall semester and university students are targeted.  This occurs at nearly all colleges and universities.

 

You are urged not to share any personal or financial information to anyone under these conditions.

 

If you have been a victim of this type of incident, please contact the ISU Police Department at 812-237-5555 or at www.indstate.edu/pubsafety/

Patrol Division

Indiana State University maintains a 24-hour Public Safety operation located at 210 N. 6th Street between Erickson and Pickerl Halls. The Public Safety Department has 25 full-time police officers.

Our Police Officers are appointed under the statutes of the State of Indiana with full police power both on and off campus properties, and are available 24 hours a day throughout the year. The Public Safety Department maintains a strong working relationship with other university police agencies and local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.

Responsibilities

Enforcement of federal, state, and local laws

Enforcement of University policies

Criminal investigations

Personal and facility security

Vehicle crash investigations

Emergency medical assistance

Public safety communications systems

Emergency Disaster preparedness planning

Traffic regulation and control

Vehicle, bike and foot patrol of University property

Crime prevention and awareness programs

Bike Patrol

The ISU Bike Patrol was started in by funds provided by a LCC (Local Coordinating Council) Grant. The Patrol started with 3 officers and bikes.

The Bike Patrol now consists of 12 Officers who have over 32 hours of training through the International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA). The ISU Bike Patrol does have a certified IPMA instructor and does conduct one training session a year for area bike officers.

The Bike Officers can usually respond to calls for assistance faster than motor units due to the geography of campus. The Bike Patrol is currently operating on Cannondale full suspension mountain bikes.



 

Contact

Public Safety, Room 101
Indiana State University
812.237.5555
Fax: 812.237.8207
Tammy.Hurst@indstate.edu

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