Safety first – S&T ranks in top 25 safety ranking

Posted by on December 4, 2018

The S&T University Police and parking department is ranked among the top 25 university police and public safety departments by the National Campus Safety Summit.

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Police training planned tomorrow in former TKE house

Posted by on October 11, 2018

The Missouri State Highway Patrol will use the former TKE fraternity house, located on State Street next to Bertelsmeyer Hall, for tactical training sessions 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. Do not be alarmed if you see police cars and police officers in the area.

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Be prepared for tornado season

Posted by on June 27, 2018

When the weather gets dangerous, do you know what to do? All members of the Missouri S&T community should be familiar the proper procedures for seeking shelter during severe weather activity.

During an actual tornado:

A tornado warning means that a tornado has been sighted or indicated by radar. The Rolla Police Department will activate the city’s outdoor sirens. When warning sirens sound:

  • Seek shelter, preferably in a designated area. Move to an interior hallway, under a stairwell or a room with no windows.
  • Stay away from outside walls, exterior doors and glass windows or partitions. Do not open windows.
  • Take cover under heavy furniture. Cover your head.
  • Check local radio and television stations concerning the tornado warning.
  • There is no all-clear message sounded through the siren system. However, Missouri S&T does send out all-clear messages through its mass notification system.

Here are a few resources and tips:

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Beware of scam

Posted by on June 13, 2018

University Police has received a complaint of attempted fraud related to a telephone call from someone claiming to be with S&T’s police department with a “spoofed” phone number that appeared to be University Police’s number, 341-4300. The caller said the student owed money and threatened arrest if the student did not pay the caller. The department reminds the campus community to keep the following tips in mind:

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Police training planned March 28 in former TKE house

Posted by on March 22, 2018

The Rolla Police Tactical Unit and the Phelps County Warrant Service Team are using the former TKE fraternity house, located on campus next to Bertelsmeyer Hall, for  tactical training sessions. Training is planned 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 28. Do not be alarmed if you see several police cars and police officers in the area.

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Active shooter response posters available

Posted by on March 15, 2018

Missouri S&T’s University Police have distributed active shooter response posters to labs, classrooms and workspaces throughout campus. If you would like more posters for your department, classroom or work area, please contact University Police at police@mst.edu or 341-4300. The poster and details about active shooter response training are available at police.mst.edu/programs/training/.

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Drinking alcohol during St. Pat’s? Read this first

Posted by on March 5, 2018

As we approach St. Pat’s festivities, Missouri S&T’s University Police would like to offer the following information pertaining to alcohol safety.

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Fraternity, police adopt family for holidays

Posted by on December 14, 2017

The holidays will be a little brighter for one local family, thanks to Tau Kappa Epsilon and University Police. Individuals in the police department and fraternity joined forces and adopted a family through the Greater Rolla Area Community Enterprise (GRACE). They collectively contributed more than $900 and then purchased toys on the wish lists of all three children and gave the parents gift cards for gas and groceries. They provided a holiday meal and presented the gifts to the family at the TKE house on Dec. 10.

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Building coordinator training planned next week

Posted by on November 20, 2017

University Police will provide training for Missouri S&T’s campus building coordinators. Coordinators will learn about the responsibilities of campus building coordinators and available resources. The training sessions will be held:

  • 1-2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center
  • 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center

Please email Lt. Letha Young at young@mst.edu and note the session you would like to attend. Priority seating will go to those who sign up first through email.

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Fundraising gets hairy, goes casual for ‘Shop with a Cop’

Posted by on November 16, 2017

University Police officers and staff are participating in “No Shave November” or “Jeanvember” to help raise funds for Phelps County’s Shop with a Cop program. Missouri S&T police officers and department staff members make a donation to either not shave or to wear jeans during November. With the raised funds, local offices take children holiday shopping in December. To donate to Shop with a Cop, please stop by S&T’s police department on the ground floor of the Campus Support Facility or contact Chief Doug Roberts.

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