Crime Prevention and Community Relations
Sgt. Timothy Hammonds
Crime Prevention Sergeant
Police Officer Nate Hitchings
Crime Prevention Officer
The Crime Prevention Unit acts as a liaison between the Police Department and the campus community. Officers provide education outside the classroom to help prevent students, faculty, staff, and visitors from becoming victims of criminal activity. The Crime Prevention Unit works to educate the community about current crime trends, risk reduction techniques, and immediately reporting suspicious activity, in order to reinforce the shared responsibility of preventing crime. They also promote the department at community events on and off campus.
In order to accomplish its goals of proactive Crime Prevention, the Crime Prevention Unit utilizes Mounted Patrol, Segway Patrol, and Bike Patrol officers.
The Crime Prevention Unit is pleased to provide the following training opportunities and information to the campus community. To find out more about these classes or information please click on the associated link.
- Active Shooter Response Training
- Alcohol and Drug Awareness
- Bicycle Registration
- Campus Community Watch
- Citizen's Police Academy
- Community Liaison Officer Program
- Crime Prevention / General Safety
- Responsible Behavior Initiative (RBI)
- Self Defense Classes
- Site Security Assessment
- WolfGuard ID Record
The Crime Prevention Unit can customize classes on a wide variety of topics. If you don’t see the crime prevention topic listed that you or your organization is interested in, please contact the Crime Prevention Unit by email or by phone at 919-515-5963.
In the meantime, click here to see some general safety tips that may be of use on and off campus.