Tag: Public Safety

  1. UMass Boston Public Safety Staff Raise Funds for Houston First Responders
    In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation in Texas, University of Massachusetts Boston Public Safety personnel began raising money to assist Houston first responders, many of who lost personal property and equipment in the recent flooding.
  2. Emergency Preparedness and Roadway Safety Information Table
    Ask questions and learn from staff in the departments of emergency management, transportation services, construction and master planning, environmental health and safety, and public safety
  3. Public Safety Officers Grow Beards, Mustaches for Cancer Research
    Members of UMass Boston’s Police Department are taking part in No-Shave November, growing mustaches and beards to benefit cancer research and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
  4. Eight UMass Boston Public Safety Officers Honored for Going Beyond Call of Duty
    “As a police chief, two of the most important things we can do are hire the right people for the job, and promote the right leaders for the position,” said Acting Chief Donald Baynard.
  5. ADA Compliance Changes
    Public Safety has increased enforcement to support drop off/pick up areas, fines will increase in January for parking in handicap spots, and more spaces have been added for handicapped placard parking.
  6. Arrest Made in Bomb Threats Case
    UMass Boston police have arrested a suspect charged in connection with two bomb threats called into the university over the past week.
  7. Two Sessions: Campus Security Authority Training for Faculty & Staff
    Mandated by federal law, this class gives an overview of the Clery Act, informs campus security authorities of what their responsibilities are, and how to report incidents to police.
  8. Domestic Violence Awareness Week: The Yellow Dress
    The Department of Public Safety is sponsoring a silent witness exhibit, children's pajama drive, and showing of The Yellow Dress, a one-woman play based on the victims of dating violence.
  9. Spring 2012 Public Safety Open House
    Talk to some of our officers; learn about our department, and our cadet program, RAD classes, and get some safety tips.
  10. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    National Domestic Violence Awareness Month provides an excellent opportunity for our campus to show support to the numerous victims that are among us.
  11. UMass Boston Hosts First Annual Public Safety Week
    The Public Safety Department is hosting the University of Massachusetts Boston’s first-ever Public Safety Week on campus starting Monday, Sept. 19.
  12. Active Shooter Awareness Video and Panel Discussion for Employees
    Employees have two opportunities to take part in this panel discussion.
  13. Public Safety Week Events: Sept. 21
    Public Safety Week events for Wednesday, September 21
  14. Public Safety Open House
    Stop by the Department of Public Safety for refreshments, drawings, and giveaways.
  15. Public Safety Week Events: Sept. 19
    Public Safety Week events for Monday, Sept. 19
  16. Staff Profile: UMass Boston Has a New Director of Public Safety
    UMass Boston Director of Public Safety James Overton envisions a public safety office that actively involves student help and participation.