Crime Prevention Tips

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crimetipsThe Tulane University Health Sciences Center Police Department urges you to make crime prevention a part of your daily routine.

What is Crime Prevention? Crime Prevention is defined is the anticipation, recognition, and appraisal of a crime risk, and the initiation of some action to remove or reduce it.

The Tulane University Health Sciences Center Police Department is dedicated to ensuring the public's safety and fighting crime. As a partner in this effort, there are a number of things citizens can do to reduce their chances of becoming a victim.

Disclaimer: The crime prevention tips listed below provide suggestions on how to possibly avoid dangerous situations, and steps to take to reduce your chances of being victimized. They are not a guarantee that you will never be a victim of an assault, attack, or an injustice. They are intended to reduce the opportunity for a crime to be committed against you or your family at home, work, or play.

Any mention of commercial products within the TUHSC Police Department's web site does not imply recommendation or endorsement of said products by TUHSC Police.

Alcohol Myths & Facts

Vehicle Theft Prevention

Date Rape Drugs

Dormitory Security

Parking Garage Safety

Safety While Shopping

What is Sexual Assault

Safety when using the ATM

Operation Identification

Mardi Gras Safety

Internet Safety

Concealed Handgun Permits

Internet Safety for Children

Guide for Baby Sitters

Bombs & Bomb Threats


Rape Aggression Defense


Bicycle Security & Safety


Domestic Violence

Fire Extinguisher's at Home

Holiday Safety & Security Tips

What is Suspicious Activity

Vacation Check List

Basic Firearms Safety Rules

Preventing Residential Burglaries

Identification List

Computer Safety

Virus Protection Information

Child Safety

Using the 9-1-1 System

Emergency Information Form


Identity Theft


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