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USciences Public Safety Message

Dear USciences Community, The Department of Public Safety was recently made aware of an attempted robbery on April 12th near 42nd Street and Spruce Street. The victim, a UPenn student, was walking east along Spruce Street when the incident occurred. Please be reminded that for ALL emergencies Dial 911 first. Be prepared to give your name, location, and nature of your emergency. Please REMEMBER TO KEEP THE LINE OPEN. Do NOT hang up. The USciences Public Safety emergency number is 215-596-7000. Please monitor the following information sharing sources for your situational awareness: USciences Dept. of Public Safety Blackboard Page under...


THIS IS A DRILL. Please remain in place if you are in lockdown and barricaded. This is our de-escalation procedure. A public safety officer, public safety management or Philadelphia Police Officers will announce their presence and produce their identification. At this time, in a real emergency, you would be released from your area and would be expected to move to the rally point. Also, in a real emergency of this nature, please follow ALL directions given by law enforcement officers. THIS IS A DRILL.



ROBBERY REPORTED - 43rd and Kingsessing

A cell phone robbery has been reported near Rosenberger Hall just before 2:00pm. Police responded and are investigating. DPS on heightened alert and in area. 2 African-American males, both 16-18 years old: 1 wearing green coat with gray hoodie and gray sweats, and the other wearing a dark blue coat and blue sweats with white stripes. Please stay alert. USciences Dept. of Public Safety Blackboard Page under the “My Community” tab at: https://usciences.blackboard.com/webapps/blackboard/execute/announcement?method=search&context=course&course_id=_3639_1&handle=cp_announcements&mode=cpview USciences Dept. of Public Safety Emergency Text Messaging via e2Campus (if you are not signed up, please take the time to do so): http://alert.usciences.edu Please be reminded...

USciences will be resuming normal operations, Wednesday, 3/15/17.

USciences will be resuming normal operations, Wednesday, 3/15/17.