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Heightened Alert: NCSU To Start Random Vehicle Checks

Posted March 19, 2003

— Campus police at North Carolina State University have announced they will conduct random vehicle checkpoints on campus day and night as long as the national threat level is at orange.

University departments and units have also taken the following actions in preparing for any potential threat:

  • The university's sworn police officers have received anti-terrorism training, and have participated in domestic terrorism drills along with other local law enforcement and emergency response agencies.
  • Emergency drills are routinely held on campus each year, providing training on topics such as securing facilities and critical university assets, evacuating areas of campus, and providing safe housing, medical supplies and essentials for members of the campus community.
  • A Crisis Communication Team is in place to coordinate and disseminate information in an emergency.
  • In the event of an emergency, the campus community will be notified through several channels, including e-mail, messages on the



    Campus Police

    Web sites, and recorded messages by telephone at 513-8888, and through an existing emergency dialup network.


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