AnnualSecurityReport

33 2022 ANNUAL SECURITY & ANNUAL FIRE SAFETY REPORT Campus Safety Awareness and Crime Prevention In an effort to promote campus safety and security awareness throughout the year, members of the Lehigh University Police Department engage with students, faculty and staff to offer and provide a variety of campus safety awareness as well as crime prevention programming. One of the essential components of any successful crime prevention program is an informed public. It is the intent of Lehigh University Police Department to inform all students, faculty and staff of campus safety awareness resources as well as crime prevention programming. All crime prevention and safety awareness programs encourage students, faculty and staff to be responsible for their own safety and the safety of others. Participants in these programs are asked to be alert, security conscious, involved and are advised to call the Lehigh University Police Department to report suspicious behavior. Annually, during Freshman Orientation, the Lehigh University Police Department partners with the Dean of Students Office and Residence Life to provide all incoming students as well as other interested community members with in person discussions regarding crime prevention and safety awareness programming. The Lehigh University Police Department also provides crime prevention and safety awareness information during new employee orientation to newly hired staff, which is held on a quarterly basis and it offers an opportunity to provide crime prevention programming tailored to any Department upon request throughout the year. Safety Awareness Programs include information on the following: • Alcohol Awareness—This presentation focuses on the effects of alcohol and the laws and consequences. Fatal Vision goggles are used as part of this demonstration. • Drug Awareness and Recognition—This program outlines the most abused drugs on campus, warning signs of abuse and how these drugs affect students and the community. • Identity Theft &Theft Prevention—Officers present information and precautions to be taken to minimize the risk of becoming the victim of theft and identity theft. • Off-Campus Safety—Officers provide information on navigating the off-campus area in a safe manner. • On-Campus Safety—Officer(s) meet with student housing leaders, fraternities, sororities, athletic groups or any other campus group to discuss matters related to Lehigh University social policy, crime prevention, and PA laws. Crime Prevention Programs include information on the following: • R.A.D (Men/Women)—Officer(s)/certified instructors provide comprehensive course instruction to students, faculty and staff and provide realistic self-defense tactics and techniques. The course begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing to the basics of hands-on defense training (annually). • Active Shooter Program—Officer(s) provide the requesting group with a detailed emergency response/ reaction plan to an active shooter situation (annually). Officer(s) provide the following information: • Run - Hide - Fight philosophy • Police response for these types of situations • Lehigh University emergency notification procedures • Prevention of such incidents • Orientation—Officers(s) provide incoming undergraduate, graduate and international students with crime prevention information and safety techniques. Officer(s) provide new students with information on PA law, Bethlehem city ordinances, and Lehigh University social policies. Officer(s) provide Orientation Leaders and LU Gryphons with training to assist with their daily responsibilities in campus housing and scenario-based training with a question and answer period at the end of each session (annually). • Resource Tables—Officer(s) set up designated tables throughout the year to inform and provide students, staff and community members with crime prevention materials. Students, staff and community members also have the opportunity to sign up for certain Lehigh University Police-offered programs via tablets (annually). • LUPD security surveys—Officer(s) perform security surveys/assessments upon the request of tenants, landlords or faculty, including a detailed report that can be shared (annually).

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