College campuses and surrounding areas are frequent targets of thieves. This is largely because so many students and employees carelessly leave doors unlocked and valuables unprotected. Regarding theft, as with crimes against the person, your best defense is vigilance. Recognize that danger exists and take precautions. Here are a few suggestions:
Muggings, robberies and other violent crimes may occur at any time. Your best defense is to remain alert at all times and be aware of the possibility that a crime could occur. If you are attacked, notify police at once. Here are some suggestions to minimize chances of being a victim:
UMMC students and employees are expected to know and follow the institution’s drill procedures which can be found by visiting umc.edu/disasterplan.