USM Public Safety

Campus Safety Alert February 11, 2013



February 11, 2013




In light of recent crimes committed in downtown Portland, including a mugging near Merrill Auditorium and thefts of purses etc. on downtown streets, we are sending this Campus Safety Alert for your safety.


USM Police offer the following safety tips:


*Always try to walk with someone when possible. Especially at night,

*If being followed, go directly to a populated place.

*Report any suspicious persons or vehicles immediately to police.

*Check your vehicle before getting in.

*Lock your vehicle immediately after entering.

*Use USM's police escort service when you feel unsafe.

*As always, do not prop dorm doors open and lock your room doors.


This notice is provided as part of USM’s safety awareness and education efforts, and complies with federal legislation known as the Jeanne Cleary Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act of 1998.


Per order of Kevin J. Conger, Chief of Police, Director of Public Safety