Chancellor’s Security Walk spurs renewed emphasis on pedestrian safety
UW-Green Bay Police are renewing their emphasis on campus pedestrian safety, focusing on the area near Lab Sciences after an annual security evaluation raised some concerns. The location was mentioned as an issue during the Oct. 24 Chancellor’s Security Walk, a yearly event that allows participants to help Public Safety officers identify areas where inadequate lighting, overgrown shrubs or pedestrian/traffic safety might be a concern. As a result, officers intermittently will be using a borrowed radar trailer (and may eventually purchase their own, using a state grant), as well as stepping up enforcement and potentially increasing signage in the area. “We have a lot of pedestrian traffic, and that includes students and others with mobility issues or special needs,” said Police Chief Tom Kujawa. “We’re looking for cooperation and stronger awareness.” Read more.