It is important for students, faculty, and staff to remember that we are located in an urban setting. Therefore, we share many of the crime and safety issues that exist in any city. The safety and security of the University is the combined responsibility of the entire community. Safety is a two-way street and the community must take precautions to protect itself.
Community members need to utilize services. It doesn't help that you are just aware of them. Each of you must assume a personal responsibility by taking precautions to prevent yourself from becoming a victim.