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For the community

As an urban university with strong ties to the Richmond community, VCU is committed to working with its neighbors to create a safe environment for all who live, work and learn at VCU and in its vicinity.

We consider our neighbors, whether residents or businesses, to be our partners and encourage community members to play an active role in keeping VCU and the surrounding neighborhoods safe.

Among the safety measures VCU has taken:

What you can do

Community members should be prepared for emergency situations and cognizant of ways to prevent crime and avoid dangerous situations. There are several simple steps you can take:

Emergency numbers

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