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Vanderbilt Police establishes new emergency preparedness unit

Apr. 19, 2013—The Vanderbilt University Police Department has established a new unit dedicated to preparing for and managing emergency situations, such as those related to severe weather, large special events, dignitary visits and Vanderbilt sporting events and concerts.

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Slovis, Washington speak on behalf of VUPD at Legislative Plaza

Mar. 6, 2013—Police Chief August Washington and Corey Slovis, chairman of emergency medicine, headed to Legislative Plaza to voice opposition to a bill in the Tennessee State Legislature that threatens the ability of the Vanderbilt Police Department to protect the campus.

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VUPD seeks community feedback Aug. 7

Jul. 19, 2012—Vanderbilt University Police Departmentwill ask for feedback from the community members they serve at a public forum 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7. Members of the Vanderbilt and Nashville communities, as well as employees of VUPD, are invited to attend the forum at the Support Services Annex located at 115 28th Ave. S. – in the...

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VUPD opens new communications command center

Jul. 26, 2011—The new 24-7 communications office will be available for emergency walk-up day or night.

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Jun. 6, 2011—On Saturday, June 4, , at 10:57 p.m. VUPD received a report of two people being robbed at One Hundred Oaks. The victims were sitting on the outside stairs between Burlington and the “C” entrance of One Hundred Oaks when a car approached and dropped off one subject in front of Burlington before continuing on...

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MRB IV evacuated after early morning fire; no injuries

May. 1, 2011—Police evacuated the MRB IV building early Thursday after a gas leak was detected in one room on the eighth floor of a laboratory building and contained. The leak, caused by a faulty freon compressor, was contained in Room 8424 of the building. The incident began about 6:40 a.m. The building was reopened at about...

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