Safety Presentations

The Crime Prevention Unit conducts safety presentations and workshops for students, staff and faculty.

Crime prevention workshops are available for student groups and departments upon request and for no charge. Several topics include:

  • General crime prevention
  • Alcohol awareness
  • Security Assessments
  • Relationship violence

In addition, crime prevention and community service officers participate in orientation programs for incoming first-year students, graduate, international and professional students, international students and Health System staff and medical students.

The following two presentations focus on Workplace Violence and Critical Incidents:


Points of Interest

  • Myths
  • Triggering Events
  • Inhibiting Factors
  • Action Points
  • Reporting behaviors of concern
  • Anonymous reporting

Shots Fired - When Lightning Strikes

Points of Interest

  • Define “Extreme Danger Gap”
  • Survival Awareness
  • Preparation
  • Rehearsal
  • Response Measures- the 4 A’s
  • LE Response, What to and What not to expect if this incident were to occur

A Crime Prevention Officer will provide instruction accompanied by material from the Center for Personal Protection and Safety.  Presentations will be tailored for both university and health care personnel.  Each presentation is approximately 40 minutes in length.

To schedule a workshop or presentation and learn more about Duke’s crime prevention services, call (919) 681-5609.