LUPD offers community education programs to students, staff, faculty and the local community throughout the year. Our presenters will come to your office, residence hall, team practice, organization or department meeting to facilitate programs on the topics below. If there’s a topic you’d like us to present on that’s not listed, just contact us and we will come up with a presentation that meets your needs.
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A.L.I.C.E (Alert Lockdown Inform Counter Evacuate)
ALICE prepares participates to survive an active shooter incident by analyzing previous active shooter events to understand the best tactics for survival. The program can include live action scenarios in which participants practice techniques in realistic situations. The training is conducted by Lewis University Police Officers who are certified as ALICE instructors.
De-Escalation, Confrontation and Conflict Management
This program provides participates with an understanding of the physiological effects of stress which can inhibit communication and intensify confrontations. Participants are taught methods to manage that stress and are trained in implementing various tools meant to improve communication and focus on problem-solving. A self-assessment is also completed to aid participants in understanding their own conflict management styles.
This presentation is intended to give a basic understanding of the dynamics of domestic abuse while also providing an overview of dating and domestic violence on college campuses.
This presentation will cover the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol and other drugs as well as the specific criminal repercussions of a drunk driving arrest.
This presentation will help participants to understand the risks associated with fire safety on a college campus. The program will also cover what to do during a fire and prevention tips.
This program gives participants a first-hand look at how police dogs are used to keep our communities safer. The presentation is coordinated with the Romeoville Police Department canine unit.
LUPD Information Session
This presentation provides an overview of the services and personnel of the Lewis University Police Department. It will also cover the most common types of problems we have on campus and some tips on how to avoid becoming a crime victim.
In an open and informal environment, participants are able to “ask a cop” whatever questions are their minds about law enforcement, police authority or campus public safety.
Positive Choices – Making Safe and Healthy Decisions around Alcohol Use
Student participants complete a personal risk assessment related to alcohol use through a series of guided scenario-based exercises wherein they make decisions around high-risk drinking, sexual assault, bystander intervention, intoxicated driving and alcohol poisoning.
The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. R.A.D. is not a Martial Arts program. Our courses are taught by Lewis University Police Officers who are certified R.A.D. Instructors.
Social media safety
This presentation focuses on how to protect yourself and your family on social media sites.
Understanding the Pathway to Violence
This program is meant to provide participants with a basic understanding of the behavioral evolution of an active shooter / violent offender and help them recognize potential risk factors and observable behaviors that may indicate an individual is in distress or in need of help.
This presentation raises awareness about sexual assault, personal safety and provides useful tips for reducing your chances of becoming a victim of crime.