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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

Study: Food Security a Problem for 7 in 10 Univ. of California Employees

October 20, 2016, 6:01 pm

The survey results could play a role in worker contract negotiations set to take place in November.

OCR Reaches $2M HIPAA Settlement with Calif. Healthcare System

October 20, 2016, 5:01 pm

The settlement comes after the healthcare system self-reported the potential disclosure of 31,800 people's protected health information.

Details Emerge After Shooting, Escape from USC Medical Center

October 20, 2016, 4:00 pm

Police say an officer shot the suspect around the time he "commandeered" a vehicle from a woman to escape police custody.

5 Tips to Help Security Directors Get Administrative Buy In

October 20, 2016, 1:27 pm

Security managers face an array of challenges, and hovering over them all is the challenge to secure funding for their public safety departments. The following article originally ran in Campus Safety's sister publication Security Sales & Integration.

Automating Emergency Notifications

October 20, 2016, 12:33 pm

Why institutions need to adopt a scenario-based approach.

Local Safety News