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U. of Md. safety report calls for ID checks on buses

Posted on April 22, 2013

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A University of Maryland (UM) campus safety report listed identification checks on Shuttle-UM buses, as well as drunken driving prevention and sexual assault education, among its safety priorities, according to The Diamondback.

The annual report from the senate’s Campus Affairs Committee — based largely on input from a March 12 community forum — comes on the heels of a February murder-suicide that left two students dead and another injured, plus a string of robberies earlier in the semester. Police have emphasized visibility in the weeks after the crimes, as both a crime deterrent and a comforting presence. For the full story, click here.

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