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Public safety

Behavioral health crisis resource expands to Peabody, launches 24/7 phone line
Published Oct 7, 2022
The program, which pairs licensed clinicians with public safety officers, responded to 88 calls during one-year Homewood campus pilot phase
Public safety
Community input sought on draft MOU
Published Sept 22, 2022
21-page document details operational framework for a future JHPD; three town hall conversations are scheduled, with breakout discussions facilitated by Baltimore Community Mediation
Community Safety
Abuse intervention program aims to reduce violence
Published Sept 9, 2022
Support from Johns Hopkins University's Innovation Fund for Community Safety has helped House of Ruth Maryland expand a program that aims to address the root causes of violence
New behavioral health crisis resource meets 'real need' on campus and in the community
Published May 20, 2022
The program, piloted at the Homewood campus during the 2021-22 academic year, will expand to the Peabody/Mount Vernon area in the fall
Public safety
Md. Senate approves five police accountability board nominees
Published March 31, 2022
The 15-member group is charged with providing guidance, ensuring transparency, and sharing community feedback with Johns Hopkins leadership
Public safety
Five nominated to join University Police Accountability Board
Published Dec 21, 2021
The list of JHU affiliates who would fill vacancies on the 15-member board will be sent to the state senate for confirmation
Public safety
A novel approach to behavioral health
Published Nov 9, 2021
Mobile co-responder program, one of the first of its kind on a university campus, pairs clinicians with specially trained public safety personnel to provide crisis counseling, employ de-escalation techniques
New VP for public safety seeks community feedback
Published Oct 18, 2021
Branville Bard embarks on a listening tour among the Hopkins community and its neighbors, including a reconvened Johns Hopkins Police Accountability Board
Pedestrian Safety
Safety precautions encouraged for scooters and bikes on campus
Published Sept 28, 2021
Students, faculty, and staff are asked to be aware of policies regarding motorized vehicles—particularly rentable scooters—and to use good judgement when traveling on scooters or bikes and leaving them parked on JHU campuses
Public Safety
Clinicians sought for Behavioral Health Crisis Support Team
Published Aug 26, 2021
The university is embarking on a first-of-its-kind pilot program pairing mental health clinicians with Campus Safety and Security officers to enhance its response to behavioral health crises