Norfolk police chief reacts to violent crime, calls community to action
Local / Opinion & Editorial

Norfolk police chief reacts to violent crime, calls community to action

Gangs, guns, drugs, violence, and other crimes affect communities nationwide on a daily basis. Norfolk is not immune to this public safety cancer, and unfortunately, it doesn’t stop at the key players involved. Spontaneous, emotional acts of violence occur in every community and affect us all. Although the Norfolk Police Department has the primary responsibility … Continue reading

LiveSafe could save your life
Campus Life / Local / Technology

LiveSafe could save your life

by Daniel Smallwood The LiveSafe app puts a mobile security system in the hands of everyone. Users can send text, photos, videos and precise location information to report incidents ranging from routine maintenance needs to suspicious activity to safety threats. LiveSafe’s cloud-based command dashboard receives tips in real time and allows security officials to respond … Continue reading

Virginia Tech to install indoor emergency phones
Campus Life / Local / Virginia

Virginia Tech to install indoor emergency phones

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech is installing indoor emergency phones in buildings around campus. The university announced Tuesday that 145 small blue call boxes that connect users to emergency dispatchers at the press of a button are being installed in central building locations this summer. The phones are being installed in academic and administrative … Continue reading