Getting Support: Safety
- IU Police Department (IUPD)
801 N. Jordan Ave.
Emergencies (Voice and TDD): dial 911
The Indiana University Police Department operates 24 hours a day, 365
days a year to provide service to the university community. The IUPD employs
45 full-time sworn police officers and several part-time student officers
on the Bloomington campus. All officers are certified as police officers
by the Law Enforcement Training Board.
When reporting any type of emergency (medical, fire, police), dial 911. All
911 calls from campus phones and pay phones are received directly by the IUPD,
which responds to all medical, fire, and police emergencies. You may also
contact the police department from your cellular telephone by dialing #IUPD
for Cingular users and *IUPD for Verizon users.
IUPD also offers programming on personal safety, rape prevention, theft
prevention, and drug and alcohol education throughout the year.
An on-line guideUniversity
and Community Services for Victims of Sexual Assaultlists the
names, addresses, phone numbers, hours of operation, and procedures of
relevant departments representing the areas of counseling, medical facilities,
law enforcement, and legal action. The web site includes other information
from the IU Police Department.
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- The Commission on Personal
Created in 1987, the Commission on Personal Safety addresses issues that have
a direct bearing on the personal safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors
to the Bloomington campus. It accomplishes its work through subcommittees
on communication and policy, education, facilities and services, and bicycle
safety. The dean for womens affairs serves as co-chair with the dean
of students. For more information, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- IUSA Safety Escort Service
The service operates every day, transporting students and faculty by means
of mini-vans. The hours are SundayThursday 7 p.m.2 a.m., Friday
and Saturday 7 p.m.midnight (fall and the first 2 1/2 months of second
semester); SundayThursday 8 p.m.2 a.m., Friday and Saturday 8
p.m.midnight. IUSA Safety Escort also offers Walking Escorts to students
five nights a week (during the warmer months), SundayThursday 7:30 p.m.11:30
p.m. The service is run by a hired staff, with the exception of Walking Escortswhich
is run by volunteers.
- Raising Awareness of Interactions in Sexual Encounters (RAISE)
RAISE is a group of student volunteers that facilitates rape awareness programs
in dorms, fraternities, sororities, classes, and for student groups at Indiana
University. RAISE presentations are a great way to discuss issues that are
often confusing, but which affect many of us and need to be discussed. To volunteer or to schedule a program, contact the Office of Womens Affairs or e-mail: email@example.com.
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Last updated: November 16, 2010
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