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The University Police enforce all laws relating to the use of alcohol. Officers will issue citations, or place under arrest, persons in violation of these laws in accordance to the Nevada Revised Statutes, or the City of Reno Municipal Codes. Here is a brief overview of the law as it pertains to you.
A physical defensive program for women. UNR Police Services has a group of certified instructors for teaching these proven and effective self defense concepts
Studies of campus crime rates across the United States, indicate that there is a significant risk to new students entering college - especially during the first few weeks of fall semester.
Incoming freshmen, who are away from home and without parental supervision for the first time, tend to engage in risky behaviors that greatly increase their risk of becoming sexual assault victims. This is especially true for female students, but male students should not rule out the possibility of assault.
Domestic Violence is a crime about power and control in relationships. Domestic Battery can be committed by men or women, but national statistics show that in nearly 95% of reported cases, the victim is female and the perpetrator is male. Relationship Violence tends to increase in frequency and intensity over time. Statistics show that nearly 50% of all homicides of women in the U.S. are Domestic Violence related. Nearly 20% of all American women acknowledge having been violently abused by a husband or boyfriend.
The streets surrounding the University of Nevada, Reno campus are congested with motorists. Safe pedestrian access to the university depends on extra care by both pedestrians and motorists. The Nevada Revised State Statute 484.325 defines pedestrian and driver responsibilities.
Each year about 7,000 pedestrians die and 100,000 are injured in traffic accidents.
Workplace violence can be any act of physical violence, threats of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening, disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. Workplace violence can affect or involve employees, visitors, contractors, and other non-Federal employees.
A number of different actions in the work environment can trigger or cause workplace violence. It may even be the result of non-work-related situations such as domestic violence or "road rage." Workplace violence can be inflicted by an abusive employee, a manager, supervisor, co-worker, customer, family member, or even a stranger. Whatever the cause or whoever the perpetrator, workplace violence is not to be accepted or tolerated.