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A woman holding a candle at a vigil for the Chapel Hill shooting victims in 2015. On March 26, 2019, Stony Brook students gathered for another vigil for the Christchurch, New Zealand shooting victims. HEATHER KHALIFA/ STATESMAN FILE

What are we doing to prevent school shootings?

Andrew Goldstein February 15, 2018
The Stony Brook University Police Department has a website dedicated to Active Shooter Programs, along with a video about active shooter preparedness — instructing viewers how to act if an active shooter situation occurs on campus.
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Companion safety app gathers over half a million users

Jakub Lewkowicz September 25, 2015
The Companion app, a new addition to the mobile security realm, came out just two weeks ago and has already gathered over half a million users.
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Personal safety system SB Guardian now downloadable application

Rachel Siford March 22, 2015
The new SB Guardian App is now available for all Stony Brook students, showcasing new personal safety features to keep students connected with people they trust.
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Blue-light phones around campus, like this one at the SAC bus stop, allow students to contact UPD for emergencies. (HEATHER KHALIFA/THE STATESMAN)

Campus Briefing: Police Chief talks campus safety with USG

Jasmine Blennau September 23, 2014
Safety precautions of all sorts were on the table at the Undergraduate Student Government senate meeting on Sept. 18, as various figures spoke to the senate about keeping Stony Brook students safe.
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