Security notes: 10/9/2017

WCC's campus safety vehicleThe following incidents were reported to Campus Security between Sept. 25 – Oct. 6.

Assault

Sept. 22

Two players, a student and a nonstudent, became aggressive during a basketball game at the Health and Fitness Center. After a verbal exchange, one punched the other. People on the court separated the two. They were asked to leave the Fitness Center.

Theft

Oct. 2

A student left her cellphone case, which had $7 in it, unattended on the third floor of the Student Center. When she came back the $7 was gone.

Safety Tips to Students Given Out by Campus Security

RUN, HIDE, FIGHT – In the event of an active shooter

  • When an active shooter is in your vicinity:
  • Have an escape route and plan in mind.
  • Leave your belongings behind.
  • Hide in an area out of the shooter’s view.
  • Block entry to your hiding place and lock the doors.
  • Silence your cell phone.
  • As a last resort and only when your life is in imminent danger:
  • Attempt to incapacitate the shooter.
  • Act with physical aggression and throw items at the active shooter.

FIRE SAFETY – In Case of Fire

  • Learn the location of emergency exits.
  • Exit by the nearest stairway. Do NOT use elevators.
  • Smoke is toxic. If the only way out is through smoke, stay low, below the smoke.
  • If trapped, call 911 and tell them where you are. Seal doors with rags or clothing and try to signal from a window.

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