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Campus traffic safety urged as campus again bustling with activity

Purdue University police are once again urging pedestrian and bicycle safety as students begin the 2014-15 academic year.

Purdue Alert test set for Tuesday (Sept. 30)

Purdue University will test its emergency notification system, including sirens, at 10 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 30).

Safety Day designed to bring awareness to campus well-being

Information on Purdue University's bicycle and laptop registration and Safe Walk programs, several public safety response vehicles, safety information displays, and a drunken-driving simulator will be part of the Safety and Emergency Preparedness Day on Wednesday (Oct. 1).

Purdue police encourage bicycle registration

Purdue University police are reminding the campus community to register bicycles with the department and to take steps to ensure their bikes are secured when not in use.

Purdue police seek witnesses for reported hit-and-run at State, University streets

Purdue University police are seeking help from anyone who may have witnessed a hit-and-run accident that allegedly occurred about 8:45 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 16) at the intersection of State and University streets on campus.

Alertus emergency beaconsPurdue implements new safety enhancements as students return for fall semester

As students return for the fall 2014 semester at Purdue University, they will notice enhancements to public safety on the West Lafayette campus that were implemented over the summer months.

Purdue to test all-hazards outdoor sirens Tuesday (Aug. 19) during BGR

Purdue University will conduct evacuation drills and test its all-hazards outdoor emergency warning sirens Tuesday (Aug. 19) during Boiler Gold Rush, the weeklong orientation program for new students.

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