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Campus Security and Police Information


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    2016 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

    The 2016 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available for viewing. The report contains campus crime and fire statistics as well as information about campus security policies, procedures, and programs.

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    Rave Guardian Mobile Safety App

    Boise State has a mobile safety app called Rave Guardian that allows you to text a tip and call Security at the touch of a button, and designate a guardian to check in on you when you are out and about.

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    Bike Theft Awareness Video

    Check out this helpful new bike theft video produced by the Boise Police Department and the Boise State University Department of Public Safety to learn how best to protect your bike.

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    Campus Security Escorts

    A security escort service is available upon request by calling the the Boise State University Department of Public Safety at (208) 426-6911. This service is free and available 24 hours a day, any day of the week.

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    Report a Concern Anonymously

    The Anonymous Reporting Form and the Silent Witness Program allow members of the university community to anonymously report criminal activity and other threats and/or concerns.

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    Be Notified of an Emergency

    BroncoAlert is a phone and text-based system allowing the university to proactively notify students, faculty and staff when an emergency is taking place on or near campus.

Report a Crime Anonymously

If you have information about a crime that has occurred on campus but wish to report the information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 208-343-2677 (COPS) or go to the “Silent Witness” page. Your information will be taken with the strictest confidence by specially trained personnel. Tipsters are issued code numbers to protect their anonymity and never provide their name or personnel information. Contact us at for more information.

National Safety News

2 Officers Shot, 1 Killed Off Georgia Southwestern State University Campus

December 8, 2016, 2:41 pm

A manhunt is underway for the suspect in the shooting.

Securing School Residence Halls Must Be Managed Around the Clock

December 8, 2016, 12:50 pm

Balancing secure access, student needs and campus mobility requires very smart solutions. Review the latest security hardware solutions for higher education.

School Bus Safety Measures Announced After Deadly Tenn. Crash

December 7, 2016, 8:03 pm

The school bus company will invest in a complaint management system, a video surveillance system and a new executive safety position.

Penn State to Pay ‘Scapegoat’ in Jerry Sandusky Case $12M

December 7, 2016, 6:10 pm

A judge ruled Penn State humiliated and retaliated against Mike McQueary last week.

How the University of Georgia Embraces ‘Stop the Bleed’

December 7, 2016, 3:27 pm

UGA and its local public safety agencies are taking part in this national campaign, which encourages greater awareness of straightforward first aid strategies.

Local Safety News