500+ security cameras that blanket campus, with a high-tech command center operated 24/7.
Expanded the hours of the SEEUS campus escort service, which provides services to students, faculty and staff on campus after dark and overnight. More than 70 student employees are on call to escort students, faculty and staff around campus at night and overnight (during the academic year).
A new website has been established for students considering living off campus, with a safety checklist that renters should ask of landlords; links to EMU public safety resources; online crime mapping links for EMU and the city of Ypsilanti, as well as the city of Ann Arbor; links to bus schedules; links to renter's guides and other tenant resources; and, housing reviews provided by outside organizations. Additionally, landlords who want to participate in an annual off-campus housing fair must complete a safety checklist. (www.emich.edu/offcampushousing)
Eastern continues to work with private rental properties in the area to press for further safety measures in those complexes. Several have committed to added surveillance cameras, emergency call stations, and better security systems.
EMU Police will conduct crime prevention programs this fall at local apartment complexes.