Monthly archives: October, 2017

SEE SOMETHING – SAY SOMETHING

It Takes a Community to Protect a Community “If You See Something, Say Something™” is a national campaign that raises public awareness of the indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, as well as the importance of reporting suspicious activity to state and local law enforcement. Informed, alert communities play a critical role in keeping our …

Statement from Dean Coben West Virginia University School of Public Health

We will be celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the Safe Communities America program on October 4. There’s no greater time in our country to have our Communities safe for all residents. Dr. Coben shared a statement today with all students, faculty and staff of the WVU School of Public Health. Dr. Coben’s words must …

Safe Communities America Day – October 4th

On Wednesday, October 4th we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Safe Communities America! Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, for Safe Communities America Day, when we will recognize the work of all accredited U.S. Safe Communities in eliminating preventable deaths in our lifetime.  Since 2007, 30 U.S. communities have been accredited as Safe …

Safe Communities and the WVU-Injury Control Research Center Participated in the 2017 West Virginia Bike Summit

On September 24-25, West Virginia Connecting Communities held a summit in the Waterfront Marriott hotel in Morgantown, West Virginia. The purpose of the summit was to improve communication among cyclists and policy officials, increase awareness of cycling safety and laws, and learn how to make WV a cycling-friendly state. West Virginia Connecting Communities is a non-profit organization …

Granville Police Department Pill Take Back Event Was A Success

The Granville Police Department sponsored a document shredding/pill take back day on Saturday, September 23rd. Though more prescription medications have been collected in previous take back days, if even one pill could be removed that would save the live of a child that unintentionally swallows the pill….it made a difference! A beautiful day greeted enthusiastic …