New report lists UTHSC as one of the safest college campuses in the U.S.
AMANDA FRYER/MEMPHIS RECYCLING MANAGER “There are several calls throughout the day just on understanding if there is a new move, or a change in holiday collections. Those are some questions, and we’re hoping this will resolve those.” IF YOU DON’T HAVE A COMPUTER OR SMART PHONE TO DOWNLOAD THE APP… YOU CAN STILL CALL THE MEMPHIS CITY HOTLINE AT 3- 1-1. NOW IN A LOCAL SAFETY ALERT! IN WAKE OF YESTERDAY’S DEADLY SHOOTING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA … A NEW REPORT RELEASED TODAY … LISTS THE SAFEST COLLEGE CAMPUSES IN THE COUNTRY. THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER IN THE MEMPHIS MEDICAL DISTRICT … IS RANKED IN THE TOP 10. THAT’S ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR HOME SAFETY AND SECURITY. IN FACT … TODAY … THE DIRECTOR OF TENNESSEE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY … GOT A FIRST HAND LOOK AT ITS STATE OF THE ART TECHNOLOGY. IT INCLUDES WIRELESS AND KEYLESS ACCESS FOR ALL BUILDINGS … AND 2-THOUSAND CAMERAS. THE CAMPUS IS ALSO IN THE PROCESS OF A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR SECURITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. KENNARD BROWN / EXEC. VICE CHANCELLOR, UTHSC: We’ve grown our police department and, on this campus, literally ‘Big Brother’ is watching you everywhere you are. So, we’ve expanded our video capacity to in excess of a couple of thousand cameras.” We want to be able to make sure that the people in our buildings are people who are supposed to be in our buildings.” THE REPORT EXPLAINS WHAT ALL OF THE TOP COLLEGES ARE DOING TO MAINTAIN THE SAFETY OF THEIR STUDENTS. READ ALL ABOUT IT IN A LINK POSTED TO THE FIND IT SECTION … OF LOCAL MEMPHIS DOT COM. STORMS TO OUR NORTH … HAVE WEAKENED … BUT ARE STILL A