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Bloomsburg University's Safety Department has university-wide responsibility for:
- developing and maintaining health and safety programs
- providing an environment that protects and promotes the health and safety of all students, employees and visitors
- ensures compliance will all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations
The department also provides training, consultation services and other various health and safety services.
Timely Warning: Jan. 23, 2015
Update: Jan. 23, 4:35 p.m. Suspect has been identified and is in BU Police custody.
At approximately 2:10 p.m. today (Jan. 23) a female student reported to BU Police that a white male grabbed her by the buttocks in the silver lot near Mount Olympus Apartments on Upper Campus. He was wearing glasses and is described as average height with a thin build, short brown hair and crooked teeth. Both had been on the shuttle bus to upper campus. The victim reported seeing the man grab the buttocks of another female at the JKA Apartments prior to the silver lot incident. Anyone with information is asked to call BUPD at 570-389-2211.
Always be vigilant of your surroundings and do not walk alone. If you feel threatened or uncomfortable about a situation do not hesitate to notify police. The university recommends students walk in groups and keep a cell phone readily accessible. If you are in town and need help call 911. This campus alert is issued in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Crime Statistics Act of 1990.