September 2006 Issue 1
Lock your residence hall room when you’re not in your room. Don’t allow people you don’t know into the residence halls. Always lock your vehicle when you park. Don’t leave valuables in plain sight in your vehicle or in your room. When walking at night, walk in groups. If you feel unsafe walking at night, call Public Safety for an escort. Try to walk only in well-lit areas.
Benedictine University Police
The Benedictine University Police would like to introduce our department to the students, staff and faculty. Benedictine University police officers come from both municipal and college/university police agencies. Our officers are familiar with the daily trials and tribulations you will face while attending Benedictine University. University police officers are here to help you in any way we can. Whether you need someone to help you get into your locked car or just someone to talk to, Benedictine University Police are here to make your Benedictine experience safe and positive. Benedictine University Police employ Illinois certified police officers who have full police powers including arrest. Our police officers bring specialized training and experience to Benedictine University, which will allow us to provide you with strong service and mentoring relationships with students. Benedictine University Public Safety will staff one police sergeant and two police officers on each of our three shifts. Our day shift will run from 7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Our afternoon shift will run from 3:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. and our night shift will run from 11:00 p.m.-9:00 a.m. Officers will be available to talk with students and staff at any time during these hours. University police officers bring a combined 80 years of law enforcement experience and training to the campus. University police officers will be available for presentations to classes, student groups and other campus entities as needs arise. Topics may include, crime prevention, personal safety, alcohol/drug awareness, violence in the work place, etc.
Public Safety Contact
Emergency – 6666 Non Emergency – 6122 Sergeant’s Office – 6661 Have Fun! Be Smart…Be Safe!
Alcohol on Campus…
No one under the age of 21 is allowed to possess or consume any alcoholic beverage on campus. When persons 21 or older are consuming alcohol in their residence hall rooms, there must be no one under the age of 21 present in the room.
Chief of Police – Mike Salatino Sgt. Paul Creekmore Sgt. Patrick Cronin Sgt. Donald Stange Donald Baron Sharon Rizzi Ron Boris Chris Scott John Rogacki
Public Safety Services
• • • • • • • • • • • Criminal investigations All police services Safety, alcohol and drug education Crime prevention Student programming Residence hall room unlocks Vehicle unlocks Vehicle jumpstarts Student, staff, faculty ID’s Escort service Property engraver
Click it! Or Ticket!
You may see University police officers standing at stop sign intersections. Officers will be issuing “Warning Tickets” as a reminder to wear your seatbelt when driving or riding in a motor vehicle. These “Warning Tickets” will carry no fine. This program is designed to raise awareness of personal safety while operating or riding in a motor vehicle.
Fire Safety at Founders’ Woods
As a reminder, any patio furniture or other items may not block any Fire Access Control Panel (FACP) room or closet. University Police have noticed several FACP closets where patio furniture or other obstacles were blocking access. The University can be fined by the Lisle Fire Department for such violations of the fire code.
Parking and Traffic Enforcement
University Police will be enforcing University and state parking regulations. University Police will also be enforcing Illinois Vehicle Code violations that occur on campus. Please be cognizant of safe driving and the safety of pedestrians around campus. Safe driving helps reduce unnecessary crashes.