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NIU Police Chief Tom Phillips
Northern Illinois University has released its 2015-16 Annual Campus Safety and Security Report. The report includes information regarding campus security procedures, personal and fire safety data, crime prevention, emergency response procedures and crime data for the last three years. Every post-secondary institution in the country is required to file the report annually by Oct. 1...
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Home fires are a safety concern in DeKalb, but through the Team Firestopper program, the American Red Cross is taking steps to ensure families are safe. The Red Cross will host a community safety event at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road. Free fire safety equipment, such as...
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‘Have 2 Ways Out’ was the theme of this year’s National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week promoting the importance of fire escape planning and practice. According to Lt. Luke Howieson, City of DeKalb Fire Prevention Officer, one in three people will have a fire event in their lifetime. “The reality is that when...
This week is national Fire Prevention Week, and Northern Illinois University’s 2012 Annual Fire Safety Report provides a comprehensive look at fire safety, including statistics on reported fires in on-campus student housing facilities, institutional polices concerning fire prevention, fire safety education and training, and procedures to follow in case of a fire and other matters....