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    2017 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

    The 2017 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

    Stay connected, stay safe. Download the RAVE Guardian app today! 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. From the first screen in the RAVE Mobile Safety app, you can: manage and message your guardians, set a safety timer, and call or text a tip to public safety. The app is available on the iOS App Store and Google Play for Android.

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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

    Look. Listen. Report. Stay safe. Be aware of what is going on around you. 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. Report suspicious activity to Boise State University's Department of Public Safety by dialing: (208) 426-6911, or to the Boise Police Department by dialing: 9-1-1.

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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. To opt in to BroncoAlert today, login to myBoiseState. From the student page, click on "Student Center" in the "Services" menu. Click the Self Service menu item, then "BroncoALERT". Then, add your phone number and verify your email.


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 policeuniversitysecurity@boisestate.edu for more information.



National Safety News


GAO Report: Gov’t Must Do More to Combat Hunger on College Campuses

January 17, 2019, 7:00 pm

A new report from the GAO found in 2016, two million college students who qualified for food assistance did not receive the benefits. The post GAO Report: Gov’t Must Do More to Combat Hunger on College Campuses appeared first on Campus Safety Magazine.


Penn State Releases First Hazing Report Required Under Tim’s Law

January 16, 2019, 5:03 pm

Of the 31 hazing incidents that occurred on Penn State's 20 campuses from 2013 to 2018, only three did not involve Greek organizations. The post Penn State Releases First Hazing Report Required Under Tim’s Law appeared first on Campus Safety Magazine.


Mother Claims Northwestern Sorority Hazing Led to Daughter’s Suicide

January 15, 2019, 5:14 pm

A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of a Northwestern student who took her own life says sorority hazing contributed to her daughter's death. The post Mother Claims Northwestern Sorority Hazing Led to Daughter’s Suicide appeared first on Campus Safety Magazine.


College Campus Shooting Statistics You Should Know

January 15, 2019, 9:00 am

A recent study found between the 2001-2002 and 2015-2016 school years, 437 people were shot in 190 college campus shooting incidents. The post College Campus Shooting Statistics You Should Know appeared first on Campus Safety Magazine.


Strengthen Your Campus Communication Plan: Tips for Higher Education

January 11, 2019, 5:13 pm

We’ve put together this guide to help you improve communication with your many stakeholders, including students, faculty and staff, families, media, alumni, governing board, community members and others. The post Strengthen Your Campus Communication Plan: Tips for Higher Education appeared first on Campus Safety Magazine.

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