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Eastern Kentucky University

Kentucky Fire Marshal Promotes Campus Fire Safety Month

The Kentucky State Fire Marshal urges parents and college students to pause this September during Campus Fire Safety Month to implement fire prevention strategies for off-campus student housing.

“Inspecting off campus housing for potential fire hazards saves lives,” said Mike Haney, Kentucky’s fire marshal and director of the Division of Fire Prevention in the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction (HBC).

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DOCJT Public Safety Dispatch Academy Class 127 Graduates

(Aug. 30, 2019) – Twenty-two law enforcement dispatchers graduated Friday from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

The graduates hail from communications centers across the state, and comprise DOCJT’s 127th telecommunications academy class, which first began in 1999.

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The Eastern Kentucky University Police Department is a full service law enforcement agency and is accredited by the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police. The department has an authorized strength of 24 sworn police officers with full law enforcement authority throughout Madison County. Eastern Officers possess statewide authority to investigate criminal offenses that pertain to Eastern Kentucky University.

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College Students Going Back to Class…Scammers Might Follow

Students across the Bluegrass are returning to college campuses. Better Business Bureau® serving Central & Eastern Kentuckyadvises students and parents to be aware of scammers that may target these young people, many on their own for the first time. 

According to 2018’s BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report, 41.6% of students reported a loss when exposed to a scam as compared to 28.3% of non-students. Students who are now exposed to managing their own finances are online looking for ways to save. It is important to be aware of scammers looking to take advantage.

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