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Nov 17th, 2015  LUPD Reviews Active Shooter Protocol

LUPD sessions educate about active shooter protocol BY  RAPHAEL KHALLOUQI  The Lehigh University Police Department offered a series of emergency preparedness presentations for all Lehigh students, faculty and staff on Nov. 5-6 to prepare individuals if an active shooter were to come to campus. If this were to happen, LUPD recommends calling them instead of 911 because LUPD officers are in a better position to respond quickly, and they know the campus and are familiar with all locations. “If you call the 911 Center, they will take the information, ask for directions or addresses for your location, and then contact us to respond,” said Lehigh Chief of Police Edward Shupp. If there is an active shooter on campus, and a student […]

Dec 4th, 2013  Holiday Shopping Safety

Holiday Shopping is fun but can be stressful and tiring. As we run from store to store looking for the best deals and the perfect gifts, most people aren’t thinking about their own personal safety. Holiday shopping can present dangerous situations for many preoccupied shoppers. When people are busy they are less likely to spot potential threats. Every year criminals prey on frazzled shoppers as easy targets. Muggings, burglary and assaults are unfortunate realities during the holiday season. Here are a few simple steps to help ensure a safer holiday shopping season: 1.  Whenever possible, shop during daylight hours. If you must shop at night, go with a friend or family. The buddy system is a safe way to go. […]