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University Police

PERSONAL SAFETY IN PARKING LOTS

  • Walk to your vehicle in pairs or in a group.
  • Vary your routine; use a different route, different times.
  • Follow a well-lit pathway or roadway
  • Be aware of your surroundings. Watch for suspicious people or activities.
  • Use the Nightowls escort service. 561-297-6695.
  • Be aware of the locations of all telephones on campus and blue light phones in parking lots. Use them if you are concerned or feel your safety is in jeopardy.
  • When you enter your vehicle, lock all the doors and turn on your headlights. This will allow you to see anyone outside in the dark.
  • If you are unfamiliar with the parking lot, drive through it and check it first. If you don’t feel safe, go elsewhere and wait for someone else to arrive.
  • Have your keys in your hand so that you don’t have to search for them when you reach your vehicle.
  • When you know you will be returning to your vehicle late at night, try to park close to a light standard of in a well-lit area.
  • Before getting into your vehicle, visually inspect the interior for anything suspicious.
  • Report any safety concerns to the University Police Department.
  • Do not offer rides to strangers.
  • If you suspect that someone is following you, drive to the nearest open public place or to the Campus Police.
  • Do not leave valuables on the seat. Lock them in the trunk.
 Last Modified 7/14/14