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Violence Reduction Manual

Administrators, faculty, staff, and students often experience anxiety and confusion over what to do when they encounter potential or actual threats and acts of violence on campus. In an effort to take a proactive approach to preventing violence on campus and to help educate the University community, this manual has been created as a resource for administrators, faculty, staff and students on campus violence prevention, response, and the availability of resources.

WARNING SIGNS OF VIOLENCE

VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND WARNING SIGNS OF POTENTIAL VIOLENCE

According to the American Psychological Association, if you see a number of these warning signs, violence is a serious possibility:

WHAT TO DO?

If you have a concern that someone you know shows a number of these signs, but don’t know what to do?

If you are not sure whether the person may present a danger to themselves or to the community, go to your supervisor, department chair, professor, or the campus police and share your concerns. The key is to act upon your instincts!

University Police: 293-COPS

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