The College’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report 2016

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A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT Dear Members of the Campus Community, Please take a moment to review this important material about TCNJ's efforts and experience in the areas of campus security and safety. While we are gratified that our safety record is so good, TCNJ's goal is not merely to have good statistics to report, but also to create an environment where all community members feel comfortable in reporting concerns, and everyone knows that a safe community is the result of broad involvement and the entire campus working together. TCNJ's Office of Campus Police Services has been proactive in promoting safety and preventing crime on our campus, establishing a number of outreach programs designed to protect and educate members of the campus community. e Office of Campus Police Services is committed to making continuous improvements in campus security and safety. I ask that you, as a member of this campus community, continue to cooperate with our Campus Police and to assist them in preventing and responding to crime on campus. I encourage you to be an active member of the college community. If you have any questions or would like more information regarding campus safety and security, please contact the Office of Campus Police Services administrative offices at 609.771.2171. Sincerely, A MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF OF POLICE Welcome, e Office of Campus Police Services is comprised of dedicated public servants who link community safety with the core mission of e College of New Jersey. e men and women of our department understand that students, faculty, staff, and visitors expect reasonable safety on our campus. e college has a culture of accountability that requires individuals in the campus community to partner with CPS to enhance safety at TCNJ. CPS strongly believes that campus safety is interlaced with effective day-to-day operations, student success, and a vibrant, productive community. Services provided to the community by the Office of Campus Police Services include safety walks, crime prevention programs, cardiopulmonary resuscitation classes, emergency response exercises, and Rape Aggression Defense instruction. Our mobile patrol units rapidly respond to the site of any emergency call without delay. Our police and security officers enhance our community-oriented policing while on foot and bicycle patrol. All officers are CPR and Automated External Defibrillator trained as a result of collaboration with TCNJ Emergency Medical Services, our student volunteer emergency medical technicians, to enhance the emergency medical response for our community. e campus community can expect that a high degree of professionalism will be demonstrated by our officers during each and every encounter. CPS is always committed to working with our campus and law enforcement partners to identify areas where we can improve our performance. All members of the community are encouraged to take an active role in public safety and to promptly report suspicious activity, health concerns, or hazardous conditions to Campus Police at 609.771.2345 or by calling 911 for emergencies. Please explore the Campus Police webpage to learn more about our department and TCNJ EMS at: and also Sincerely, Timothy Grant Interim Chief of Police R. Barbara Gitenstein President e College of New Jersey Director of Campus Security

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