And MORE OFFERED THROUGH CRIME PREVENTION
| By far our most popular program
for women only! Classes are 12 hours in length and scheduled throughout
the year. Offered free to any woman affiliated with MU. Visit
the R.A.D. page for more information.
| We realize that laptop computers
are a large investment for students and a tempting target for thieves.
When you register your laptop with the University Police Department we
will record your serial number, allow you to engrave your laptop with
an etching machine, and give you information to help you secure your property.
Follow the link to the schedule for registration.
|Find out what
to do and who to contact if your wallet is stolen. Also access out
form to help you keep track of your important information.
|| Appropriate for anyone, this program
develops awareness and promotes safe living by reducing the opportunity
for an attacker. This hour-long program focuses on tips and techniques
to avoid an attack. The attack you will always win is the one with which
you are never involved.
|| This program assists businesses
on campus to reduce shoplifting. The program gives ideas on how to spot
a shoplifter, what to do if a person is suspected of shoplifting, and
many other helpful facts about shoplifting.
| Alcohol Awareness
|| In this program, the effects of
alcohol on the body are discussed. In addition, students learn Missouri
and Columbia laws relevant to the issue, and how the police enforce the
laws. Fatal Vision Goggles are used to simulate alcohol in the body.
| Drug Awareness
|| The University of Missouri-Columbia
Police Department offers three programs on Drug Awareness:
- The first program is designed to assist Community Advisors by informing
them what is needed to make a drug arrest and the valuable role they
play in helping the campus combat drugs. A drug burn is also done
to allow the CA's the opportunity to identify Marijuana by sight and
smell, as well as relevant paraphernalia.
- The second program is for the public by raising awareness of the
dangers of drugs and what each person can do to help combat the problem.
- The third program focuses specifically on Predatory or Date Rape
Drugs, their characteristics and effects, and tips to avoid unknowingly
consuming these drugs.
| Robbery Prevention
|| This program is designed to help
businesses on campus deter robbery and what to do if robbed. A mock
robbery is staged to teach employees how to act safely and how to provide
good descriptions to the police afterwards.
|| MUPD offers free bicycle registration
which meets the City of Columbia Ordinance for bicycle registration. This
will also help prevent your bicycle from being stolen and will help in
the recovery process if it is stolen. Contact any MUPD officer,
or fill out the form
|| OSHA (Occupational Safety
and Health Administration) reports that workplace violence
has been on the rise for several years. This program focuses on recognition
of problems in fellow employees and safeguarding your place of work from
with Bomb Threats
|| Our University is not immune to
bomb threats. Discover how to deal with a bomb threat from taking the
initial call to evacuating the building. Learn what to expect from
the MUPD in responding to these threats.
| New Employee
|| Our department has teamed up with
Human Resources to present a general information seminar about MUPD and
the crimes that occur on campus. We offer suggestions on how to reduce
crime in the new employees work area and provide resources offered by
|| This service is usually set up
on an individual basis. An officer will meet with you and help record
serial numbers on items of value. Those items that do not have a serial
number can be engraved with our electric engraver. This program was established
to deter a person from stealing items and help recover stolen items.
You may also complete and print our online form
to keep for your records.
|| Click here for identity theft information.