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  • Training Videos

    Preparation and forethought are critical to ensuring that each of us are as prepared as possible for tragic events that we hope will never happen on our campus.

    MSUM’s Emergency Management Team along with President Blackhurst invites you to watch either of the training videos, “Run Hide Fight”, or “Shots Fired on Campus”. MSUM’s response to an active shooter on campus would vary based on the situation. These videos contain options for you to personally consider if we are ever faced with such an attack. Warning: the videos include a simulation of an active shooting event.

    If you have questions after viewing the video, please contact Public Safety, and we will provide you follow-up training and discussion about the content of the videos. In an emergency, having thought even once about what you would do may make an important difference.

    Dragon Alert Emergency Notification System

  • Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week

    Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17-21, 2017. This annual public event is designed to remind the public that it is essential to plan ahead for Minnesota’s severe spring and summer weather. MSUM Public Safety encourages all members of the campus community to be aware of building evacuation routes and severe weather safe areas […]

    Two men suspected of stealing textbooks at NDSU may have been at MSUM

    MSUM Public Safety is asking that people report incidents of stolen textbooks following an NDSU alert last week that two men are suspected of stealing high value textbooks. In the alert, NDSU Police said that on February 23 between 5:40 p.m. and 10:45 p.m., two males entered multiple locked offices in NDSU’s Barry Hall and […]

    FBI active shooter training tomorrow

    All MSUM faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend an active shooter presentation specifically addressing colleges and other education environments. The presentations will include information on what to do in an active shooter situation to increase the probability of survival and potential pre-event indicators of a person preparing to embark on a mass violence […]

    Parking and Key/Card Staffing Change

    Shane Kelly has been activated for military duty and will be on leave for at least a year. To ensure you continue to receive a high-level of service in the parking and key/card office, Public Safety Sergeant Jessica Jorgensen has been assigned to work in these areas for the duration of Shane’s absence. You can […]

    Public Safety Offering Free RAD Course

    Interested in a free basic self-defense course? The Department of Public Safety is offering a free RAD course this summer. We’re certified to teach female participants, and welcome employees, students, and community members to join us.  To register or learn more, please email or visit

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