Thanksgiving and the winter holidays mean that many people will be busy shopping and running errands in preparation for the upcoming holidays. Vanderbilt University Public Safety wants to remind the Vanderbilt community that criminals will also be out and about looking for easy targets.
VUPS and the Metro Nashville Police Department offer the campus and local Nashville communities these reminders for residential and holiday crime prevention:. Out and About. VUPS also encourages community members to view this 3.
VUPS is always available to conduct site surveys to help develop the most effective methods to prevent burglaries and other crimes in the Vanderbilt community. Leshuan Oliver, by or at Vanderbilt University.
Close Menu Vanderbilt University. Scholl Foundation Grant Program. Set alarms even if you are in the home. Double-check the above steps before going to bed or leaving your home.
Out and About Always be aware of your surroundings when entering or leaving your area whether near home or away. Be watchful in parking lots. Always have your car keys in your hand when walking in parking areas.
When possible, shop with a friend or spouse. Most malls have security personnel who can escort you to your vehicle.
Never leave valuables in plain view inside your vehicle. Always scan the parking lot for suspicious persons or vehicles before you park and exit your vehicle.
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