Public Safety Monthly Newsletter

The Public Safety monthly e-newsletter offers the Columbia community valuable safety, security, and crime prevention information along with information about our comprehensive training programs and more.

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May 2022: Emergency Text Messaging System Semi-Annual Test, Expanded Intercampus Shuttle Schedule, Public Safety Leads Emergency Management Operations Team (EMOT) Tabletop Exercise, Public Safety Wins First Place in Team Step Challenge Welcoming Grace Siavichay, Assistant Director of Budget and Finance, Professor Nachum Sicherman Helps PS Keep the University Community Safe with Self Defense Classes,Give Your Personal Safety a Tune-Up.

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Read Past Issues

Read: Ride Your Bike to Campus Days Are Back This April, Community Shred Fest at CUIMC (4/29) , Biking @ Columbia , CUIMC Public Safety Team Provides Female Support After Being Assaulted, Situational Awareness Virtual Trainings Help Enhance Your Personal Safety Skills,Operation ID Program Protects Your Electronics from Theft, Have You Met McGruff the Crime Dog?

Read: Safety Tips on the NYC Subway and Buses (Video Presentation), Evening Shuttle (Via) Coverage Area Expanded to 137th Street and Broadway, Celebrating Women’s History Month: Get to Know Maria Elena Ramos and Joanna White, Mark Your Calendars: Ride Your Campus Days

Read: Message from Public Safety - Resources and Enhancements, Walking Safety Escort Program Available on Every Campus, Public Safety Sergeant Receives Gratitude from Columbia Student, New Dates Added: Situational Awareness Training, Safety and Security on Public Transit, and more. 

Read: VP of Public Safety Retires, Evening Shuttle (Via) Coverage Area Expanded, Update to Manhattanville Loop Service Hours, Sergeant Helps Prevent Larceny While Off-Duty, Tips on How to Avoid Buying Fake COVID Tests Online, and more.

Read: Message from Public Safety About A Tragic Loss in Our Community, Evening Shuttle (Via) Start Time Moved to 4 p.m., New Dates Added for Situational Awareness Trainings, Tips on How to Stay Safe During the Holidays, and more. 

Read: Public Safety Celebrates Halloween, Karla Buchting Reflects on What Pride Means to Her, Officers Respond to Robbery on Campus and Keeps Student and Guest Safe from Further Harm, New Dates Added for Situational Awareness Training, Public Safety Blue Light Program, and more. 

Read: Security Awareness Days Help Over 200 Community Members Keep Their Property Safe, 2021 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Released, Public Safety Team Safely Evacuates Residents Following Manhole Fire, Enhance Your Personal Safety with Situational Awareness Training, and more.

Read: Message from VP James F. McShane, Free Self Defense Class, PSO's Quick Response Helps Revive Male from Overdose, Sergeants Find Quick Solution to Free Resident Trapped in Room, PS Partners with Vistelar, and more.

Read: Public Safety Places Second in Move-a-thon Challenge to Fight Against Hunger, Public Safety Helps New University Employees Stay Safe, New Sergeants Recieve Training from Columbia University Emergency Medical Services (CUEMS), Service Complaint Form Now Online, and more.

Read: Public Safety Hosts Free Self-Defense Class, Five New Sergeants Join the PS Team, Supervisors Retrace Individual's Injuries to Assist Hospital Staff with Treatment, Public Safety Officer Helps Protect University Property and Community, and more.

Read: Situational Awareness Training, PS helps set the stage for safe commencement, Allied Security Officer Rosa Rodriguez receives compliments from students, Updated summer operations for the on-demand Evening Shuttle (Via), New Safe Havens added in the Morningside, Medical Center, and Manhattanville communities, and more.

Read: Officers Roll Up Their Sleeves and Get Vaccinated, Four Public Safety Officers Join the 25-Year Club, Officer Keron Bowen Receives Anonymous Thank You Note, PS Supports a Sustainable Columbia, Safety and Crime Prevention Tips, and more.

Read: Employees receive perfect attendance and promotion recognitions, Celebrating Women's History Month, Officer Murray receives a shoutout from Columbia student for his exceptional service at Hartley Hall, Crime Prevention Tips, and more.

Read: Public Safety Team Makes a Happy Reunion, Public Safety on Instagram, New Touchscreen Self-Service Kiosk, and more.

Read: Introduction to Public Safety Newsletter, Officer Recognition, Tax Season Crime Prevention tips, Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for 2020, University Releases Report of the Inclusive Public Safety Working Group, and more.