Charles DeFrance

VUPD officer Sgt. Eddie Lawler and his K-9 companion Akali and Sgt. Joe Musick and Kato pose for a photo at VUMC.

Adult Hospital adds K-9 unit for patient, staff, visitor safety

Two Drug Detection Canines (DDC) are now reporting for duty in the halls and units of the Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH).

Memorial service offers chance for sharing, reflection

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) held a Memorial Service for Recent Victims of Violence in America and the World on Wednesday to give faculty, staff and students an opportunity to reflect and share their thoughts and feelings about recent national events that have resulted in violent and senseless deaths.

Additional officers bolster VUPD’s presence, VUMC’s security

With approximately 10 million square feet of building space, along with acres of land outside its hospitals, clinics and research facilities, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is an enormous maze of hallways and busy streets that are frequented by millions each year.