2012 Campus Lighting/Crime Prevention Presentation

Report
Officer Lisa Van Horn
Officer Bev Van Cleef
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The Cornell Police Crime Prevention Unit’s
mission is to deter crime or the perception of crime
and to reduce victimization in the Cornell
community by:
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Establishing a partnership with the Cornell community.
Through educational programs.
Providing resources to victims.
Implementing safety and security plans both on an
individualized level or thru building security.
Coordinating alarm systems and physical security
systems ( card access, maintaining blue light phones, EM
phones)
Participation with annual lighting surveys
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Operation ID
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Identity Theft
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Alcohol Awareness
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Winter/ Safe Driving
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Active Shooter Program
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Workplace Violence
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Front Door Software
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Gorge Safety
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Cornell Police website
Brochures and the Plantations websites
Provide alternatives for swimming
On-line video
Personal Safety
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Violence in the Workplace and Domestic Violence
 Student Program
 Faculty & Staff program
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Personal Safety
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Discuss tips for being safe on campus
 Residence Halls
 Don’t open doors for strangers
 Lock doors and windows
 After dark or late night
 Plan ahead
 Blue light escort or blue light bus( extended hours)
 Walk well lit sidewalks
 Walk in groups
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360 degrees Stay Safe at College
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Protection for students on/off campus
7 chapters for easy viewing
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Protect your Possessions and Identity,
Students Assaults(sexual assaults),
Controlling Behavior,
Stalking,
Everyday Safety,
Common Sense Defense and
Safe Travel.
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CP unit is currently working with individuals that
need a safe place to retreat in cases where Orders of
Protection are attached.
Makes individuals aware of resources in the Cornell
and surrounding community (Advocacy Center, FSAP,
Women’s Resource Center, JA’s Office and Gannett.)
Make arrangements with Residential Life/
Management in cases where housing or work stations
need to be relocated.
Importance of reporting.
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Loss Prevention
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Interior survey
 Door hardware, windows, confidential information,
need for further security systems , emergency phones
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Exterior survey
 Landscaping , lighting, barriers, blue light phone
placement
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Purpose of the lighting surveys are to determine:
If lighting is adequate.
If trees and shrubs are blocking existing fixtures or blue
lights.
 If existing lighting fixtures need to be updated
 Check for uniformity
 Check for glare, color and illuminance
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Annual Survey
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Residential- October 25, 2012- 76 areas of concern
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Academic– November 1, 2012-40 areas of concern
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Residential- October 25, 2012
Chad Loomis/- Manager of Facilities Operations
Several individuals from student & academic services
Dale Williams/Denise Thompson/Julie Paige – Fraternity
and Sororities and Off campus Housing
 Students from various Co-ops & Organizations
 CPO Van Cleef and CPO Van Horn, Officer Corp and
Officer Scott.
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Academic- November 1st, 2012
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Dave Baildon- Maintenance Management
Brian Watson – Facilities Electrical Engineering
CPO Van Cleef and CPO Van Horn
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Landscaping issues
 Trees needed to be cut back/Vegetation
trimmed
Areas of concern
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103 Mc Graw Place
West side of Helen Newman
Akwe : Kon
Behind Low rise #8
South end of Clara Dickson near side 5
Lower Cradit Farm Drive
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Lights Out
Residential Areas- 22
Academic Areas- 35
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Broken Fixtures
Residential Areas-4
Academic Areas-0
Note: many areas that were addressed need re-lamping as well.
Areas of Concern Needing Evaluation/ Study-Academic
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North Campus Rd- East Ave & Sage Ave- trees have overgrown current pole lights
Ho Plaza- no reasonable trimming without extensive tree limb loss
Kimball Thurston Bard parking lot dark- need additional light in island
Gannett Parking Lot dark
Newman Lab North parking lot dark
Route of travel from visiting team to Schoellkopf
Crosswalk at NE corner of Roberts Hall
Space science parking lot
South west corner of Big Red Barn
North east corner of Stimson Hall
North west Corner of Baker Lab
410 Thurston Ave
Arts Quad, specifically North and East Sides
Maple Ave. north side between Pine Tree and Veg Crops- no lights
Forest Home Drive- attempt to light alternate path for runners
Olin Hall-south stairs dim
Baily Hall Stairs- dimly lit.
Areas of Concern Needing Evaluation -Residential
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Area in front of Cemetery on Stewart Ave and Cornell Ave
South pathway from red Bud Lot to University Ave- vary dark
Alpha Delta Phi Ave- Stewart Ave- very dark
Libe Slope- very dark including corner of University & Mc Graw Place
534 Thurston Ave – Zeta Psi- needs lighting on all sides
Wait Ave and Triphammer Rd- Dark crosswalk
Pathway that runs parallel to Pleasant Grove Road (Cradit Farm to Jessup)
Crosswalk issue at Pleasant Grove Rd & Jessup Rd
Suspension Bridge
East Side of Helen Newman up to Fuertes Observatory
North Campus Tennis Courts/ Basketball courts- no lighting
North Campus- most blue lights need new lenses
Clara Dickson Courtyard
112 Edgmoore Lane/ bottom of Hughes Pathway
Thurston Court Apt parking lot- still very dark, near residential housing
Pathway from Telluride to Campus Rd
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Currently working with CIT on 60 preexisting buildings.
Looked into new locations for Blue Lights
based on crime alerts and heavily traveled
areas, as well as uniformity.
Approximately 240 new emergency phones
will be implemented through the
connectivity project with CIT upgrade.
New Blue lights have been installed at
1. 410 Thurston Ave
2. Thurston Court Apts (approved)
3. BLS 3 Lab on Hungerford Hill
4. Relocation on Tower Rd near VRT
5. MVR courtyard.
Recommendations for additional Blue Light Phones
1. South side of Fall Creek Gorge at Stewart Ave.
2. South side of Fall Creek Gorge behind FIJI.
3. Behind Print Shop above Pine Tree Rd Bridge at
intersection of East Hill Recreation Trail.
4. Cascadilla Gorge Trail on South Side of Trail.
5. Relocation in Crescent Lot.
Removal of Blue Light
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ILR Courtyard

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