Physical security pilot program begins in May

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is piloting several new physical security measures, including metal detectors, starting in May.

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).

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.