Tag: safety

Dogs and squad cars? They’re here for training


Sorry, we meant to get this announcement out earlier but… if you’ve been wondering why so many law enforcement officers and police dogs have been entering the Weidner Center at various times Monday and today… the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Canine Association has been holding training sessions. As many as 120 officer-canine teams are taking part. […]

UW-Green Bay Police aid ‘Keep Kids Alive Drive’ on Nicolet

The Green Bay Police Department attracted some media attention for its Keep Kids Alive Drive safety campaign to address a worrisome speeding problem on Nicolet Drive north of campus. Police are trying to raise driver consciousness in the Nicolet neighborhood by placing yellow warning decals on garbage cans, and using yard signs and speed boards. […]

Chancellor’s Safety Walk set for Tuesday

Already sent campuswide but repeated here for the record: Join Chancellor Gary L. Miller on the annual Chancellor’s Security Walk next Tuesday (Nov. 11) from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to engage in open dialog and a walk with the Chancellor and University Leadership for the […]

360 Degrees of Safety event is Thursday near the Union

The Student Affairs Healthy Choices Task Force is sponsoring a “360 Degrees of Safety Event” this Thursday (Sept. 18) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the University Union patio and adjacent areas of Phoenix Park. Task force co-facilitators Amy Henniges and Mark Olkowski invite students, faculty, staff and the general public to stop by […]

SGA leadership joins police in advising caution, vigilance

As UW-Green Bay Public Safety officers investigate a pair of reported on-campus assaults and keep members of the campus community informed with timely notification (read more), the Student Government Association weighed in late Friday afternoon (Sept. 12) with its own message to students. The text was as follows: The UWGB Student Government would like to […]

‘Skateboard Cop’ alumnus takes unique approach to next level

A UW-Green Bay grad who has earned media attention as Green Bay’s “Skateboard Cop” is back in the spotlight again, taking his unique law enforcement approach to a new level. Joel Zwicky ’97 is teaming up with Green Bay’s Washington Middle School and Green Bay Action Sports for a pilot program that aims to prevent […]

Reminder: Public Safety to begin lockdown of low-use doors

Already distributed campuswide but repeated here for the record, UW-Green Bay Public Safety soon will begin locking down certain low-use exterior doors on campus. The department’s memo, sent last week, reads as follows: During the next two weeks, Public Safety will begin locking down low-use exterior building doors at certain locations on campus. The change […]

Kujawa in Press-Gazette: Zero tolerance for weapons in buildings

Wisconsin’s concealed carry law goes into effect Nov. 1, and UW-Green Bay is among the local colleges and universities that will ban guns in campus buildings. Police Chief and director of Public Safety Tom Kujawa was quoted in a Monday (Oct. 10) Green Bay Press-Gazette story about the law and how UW-Green Bay is preparing. […]

UW-Green Bay appoints new safety and risk manager

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has announced the appointment of Linda M. Huske as the institution’s new safety and risk manager. The position has responsibilities in the areas of occupational health and safety, hazardous waste and environmental compliance, and risk management for an institution with more than 500 employees, 6,500 students and a 700-acre campus. […]