Monday, October 10, 2011

Dr. Chamard presents data on crime prevention at UAA Safety Awareness Month event

Dr. Chamard discusses crime prevention with student Dari Donkuro.
Dr. Sharon Chamard, Justice faculty, was a participant at the  "Safety & A Slice: An Interactive Exhibit" on crime prevention held Wednesday, September 28 in the Student Union Lounge.  Free pizza was part of the program.

Her poster presentation highlighted the two approaches to crime prevention: 1) situational and 2) social development, and included information on crime prevention strategies, risk factors for crime, and crime mapping. Dr. Chamard teaches courses on crime prevention, is a member of the University Police Department (UPD) Auxiliary Emergency Team, and was recently elected chair of the Anchorage Public Safety Advisory Commission. 

Representatives from the University Police Department (UPD), Student Conduct, Environmental Health & Safety, Volunteers of America, the Alaska Injury Prevention Center, and alcohol/drug educators,were among the other participants.  This program was one of several presented at UAA as part of National Campus Safety Awareness Month in September.

L to r: UPD Deputy Chief Brad Munn, UPD Lt. Ron Swartz,
and Dr. Sharon Chamard with Justice Center exhibit.