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News and Announcements

Cyber Drills Keep Duke Safe

December 1, 2021
Managers across the University and Health System can request a simulated attack to train teams to spot hacking

Death Reported on Campus

November 7, 2021

[Updated: Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021]

Authorities have identified the man found dead on Duke’s campus on Sunday, and the family has been notified. The deceased had no known affiliation with Duke, and no foul play was suspected.

“We have been in touch with the family and want to express our deep sympathies for their loss,” said Kyle Cavanaugh, vice president for Administration. “Out of respect for the family, we will not be releasing any other details regarding this case.”

[Original Post: Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021]

Ways Duke Colleagues Beat Stress with Hobbies

November 1, 2021
Pastimes fight burnout and bring relief from pandemic challenges

Daily/Weekly Summaries

The Duke University Police Department maintains and provides daily and weekly summaries of all reported campus crimes.

Annual Clery Security Report

Duke prepares an Annual Security Report in compliance with the Clery Act. It includes reported campus crime statistics for the past three years and information about campus security policies.