WUFT News

Police officials encourage college students to “think about safety”

By on August 15th, 2012

As the start of fall semester approaches, many students will experience living away from home for the first time. At a time like this more than ever, it is important for students to be aware and think about safety. The University of Florida Police Department offers several resources and programs for students to increase safety in and around campus. In our quest for safety tips, Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Christina Lob spoke with UPD Captain Jeff Holcomb for advice.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.


This entry was posted in Crime, Local, University of Florida and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.
 

More Stories in Crime

UF Self-Defense Device Rules Relaxed in Wake of Assaults

University of Florida students are taking safety into their own hands. Students are becoming more cautious about their daily routines and surroundings since three assaults occurred on or near UF’s campus over the last couple of weeks. According to the UF [...]


Bullet holes are visible in the side of the house as police investigate the incident that injured two children.

Two Children Injured in Drive by Shooting in Marion County

Two children were injured in a drive-by shooting in Ocala on Friday at around 2:10 a.m. The children are currently in stable condition.


Investigation Finds One Of The Four Attacks Unfounded

Earlier today investigators with the Gainesville Police Department declared one of four recent attacks on female students on the University of Florida’s campus unfounded. On Sept. 5, a female student at the University of Florida reported to UF police that [...]


fb_blurred

FSU Graduate Impersonated On Facebook Seeks Answers

Florida State University graduate Kyle Leonard first learned he was being impersonated on Facebook over one year ago. Now, he has learned the impersonator may be connected to a Boynton Beach man under investigation by the FBI.


Female UF Students React to Recent Attacks

Female students at the University of Florida are reacting to the news of multiple assaults on or near the UF campus in the past two weeks. Some are questioning whether its safe to walk the grounds at night.


Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Day Sponsorship Payments
Underwriting Payments