SAFE:Self-defense Awareness & Familiarization - Exchange (SAFE) is a two hour program offered for female students, faculty and staff at M.B.U. The program is based upon the following ideas: violent crimes are crimes of opportunity, and when you remove the element of opportunity, you reduce the risk of attack. 90% of self-defense is mental preparedness; the other 10% is physical. S.A.F.E. provides participants with great crime prevention information and resources as well as a pre-basic familiarization with physical defense training methods
RAD: RAD classes including Basic RAD and Advanced RAD - Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) is a comprehensive course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. Certified RAD instructors teach all RAD classes.
Additional Programming - The M.B.U. Department of Public Safety, the Office of the Dean for Student Success and Residential Life offer an average of 6 to 8 educational programs throughout the year. These programs address topics such as personal safety, alcohol and drug abuse awareness and sexual assault prevention, As part of the security awareness programs, students and employees are encouraged to be responsible for their own security and the security of others.
Members of the M.B.U. community are encouraged to accurately and promptly report crime and emergencies to the Department of Public Safety. The Department is located in the modular office building just north of the Administration Building. Crimes and emergencies can be reported by calling the Department of Public Safety emergency line at (314) 744-5355 or 5355 from any campus phone or dialing 911. Additionally, individuals may anonymously report crimes using the anonymous crime tip line by calling (314) 744-7620.
Members of the community are helpful when the immediately report crimes or emergencies to the Department of Public Safety for purposes of including them in the annual statistical disclosure and assessing them, for issuing a Timely Warning Notice when deemed necessary.