A letter to the IU Bloomington community from your police division

Andy Stephenson, captain of operations for IUPD-Bloomington, writes a letter to the campus community to discuss concerns shared with him. He writes: “We have all witnessed controversial and, in some cases, unlawful police conduct in media reports. Likewise, some of you have, undoubtedly, had a personal experience that may have contributed to the forming of a negative viewpoint of, not only a particular police officer, but of all police officers. The men and women of the Indiana University Police Department (IUPD) share your concern. We acknowledge and recognize your fear.”

IUPD leaders discuss Black Lives Matter, training, community relations and more

“Black lives do matter,” IUPD-Bloomington Chief Laury Flint wrote recently. “IUPD officers have taken an oath to protect and serve, and we take that oath seriously.” Read this and other comments and observations by Indiana University Police Department leaders.

‘Run Hide Fight’ good to know whether you use it or not

Butler University in Indianapolis released a video this week describing the Run Hide Fight model for surviving an active shooter situation – it’s the same strategy IU Emergency Management and Continuity and IUPD promote to students and staff.

IU employees notified of responsible employee, campus security authority training

Nearly half of Indiana University employees received an email today (Sept. 11) about their federal reporting obligations and training under Title IX or on their reporting and training obligations under both Title IX and the Clery Act. The training modules focus on student safety and each takes 30 minutes or less to complete.