FVSU SAFE Tips June 15-19

Fort Valley State University has launched the Safety Awareness For Everyone (SAFE) campaign. Several times a week, our campus will provide you with personal safety tips that will help you protect yourself and remain safe on or off campus. If you have a crime to report, contact Campus Safety at (478) 825-6211, or if it is an emergency, call the Fort Valley City Police at 911.

Guarding against Robbery and Assault
Tip 1: To guard against robbery and assault, if possible, don’t walk alone during late-night hours. Walk in groups whenever you can—there is always safety in numbers. Remember the basic rules of prevention are to be sensible and stay alert. For additional tips on safety visit, www.fvsu.edu/safe.
Tip 2: Report any suspicious activity or person immediately to the Fort Valley Police Department at 9-1-1. Remember the basic rules of prevention are to be sensible and stay alert. For additional tips on safety visit, www.fvsu.edu/safe.

Off-Campus Safety Tips
Tip 1: Always keep your windows covered at night and leave lights on in two or more rooms. Never reveal to a visitor or telephone caller that you are alone. Call out in a loud voice, “I’ll answer it!” when there is a visitor at the door to imply that you are not alone. Remember the basic rules of prevention are to be sensible and stay alert. For additional tips on safety visit, www.fvsu.edu/safe.
Tip 2: Do not use your first name on mailboxes or in telephone directories. Use your first initial only. Remember the basic rules of prevention are to be sensible and stay alert. For additional tips on safety visit, www.fvsu.edu/safe.