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Safety Tips

Never walk alone at night. Follow your gut.

Walk in well-lit areas.

Wear light colored clothing at night.

Avoid alleys.

Don't leave headphones or earbuds in while walking.

Never leave valuables in your car.

Never give out your personal or financial information to strangers.

Know where the emergency "blue-light" telephones are located on campus.

Be aware of your surroundings.

Let someone know where you are going, your expected arrival time and the route you expect to take to reach your destination.

Introduce yourself to your neighbors and exchange contact information. Participate in neighborhood Block Watches. By creating a close knit community, you can help inform each other of suspicious activity in your neighborhood.

Take part in a crime prevention program offered by the Crime Prevention Unit of Duquesne's Department of Public Safety.