26
Aug

Channel 69 Features Lehigh University

Lehigh University Adopts App That Aims to Prevent Crime on Campus

Channel 69 Jamie Stover reports from Lehigh University’s Campus

Putting Security Cameras literally into the palms of students.

The University has invested in EmergenSee a Free app that allows students to show campus police what’s going on around them, in real-time.  The alert will pull up the students name, cell phone number, GPS location and a live stream video if they are within the CEO Fence Boarders.

Just hit the app when they see something suspicious. Lehigh University’s Chief Edward Shupp said, It’s similar to having a Virtual Escort.

Lehigh Student Christen Mejia says, something might happen, so for me to come back home by myself is something that I’m not comfortable doing, so I’d rather have this.  It’s kinda like having a safety net.

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