We all play a role in the safety of our community

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

On Sunday, a campus crime alert was sent to our community to bring awareness about the report of a sexual assault that took place adjacent to campus. Appalachian is committed to preventing acts of violence in our community and it truly takes all of us to make a difference. As our theme “It’s Up To Me” states, we all play a role in the safety of our community. I encourage you to please consider doing the following:

  1. Download the free Appcares mobile app for your phone (iPhone and Android versions available on the appcares homepage).
  2. Visit our mobile emergency resources page to bookmark a list of important phone numbers to add to your phone in case of emergency.
  3. Visit http://sexualassault.appstate.edu if you or a friend is a victim/survivor of sexual assault.
  4. Report crime anonymously via the university police: http://police.appstate.edu/crime-tip-submission-form
  5. Get trained in the Red Flag Campaign, so you can look for “red flags” to help others who may be in need. Find “Red Flag Campaign (App State)” on Facebook.
  6. Let us know how we can make our campus a safer place by getting involved and sharing your thoughts and ideas. http://appcares.appstate.edu/submit-concern


J.J. Brown
Dean of Students