UAB B-Alerts

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2018-2020 UAB Police and Public Safety Strategic Plan

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In recent months, the U.S. has experienced civil unrest across various jurisdictions. Due to continued sociopolitical issues, there remains a potential for further unrest. To reduce risk, the UAB Police and Public Safety Department recommend that individuals within our UAB community, implement basic security measures to increase personal safety.



  • Loitering at a location without a reasonable explanation
  • Lengthy interest in or taking pictures of people or infrastructure in a covert manner
  • Avoiding security or cameras
  • Threats of violence
  • Unauthorized entry into a restricted area
  • Placing an object that has unexplainable wiring or
    other bomb-like components
  • Creating a personal or family emergency plan
  • Downloading and utilizing the Rave Guardian app, which provides instant communication with friends, family, UAB Police, and 911 in the event of an emergency
  • Heading to police station if being followed
  • Avoiding suspicious packages and notifying UABPD if found
  • Don’t text message or hold lengthy phone conversations while walking alone
  • Take advantage of the Blazer Express Safety Escort service for UAB students, employees, and authorized visitors, available through Parking and Transportation Services daily from 9:00 pm – 5:30 am
  • Sign-up for UAB B-Alerts

Call: (205) 934-3535