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Reagan Rude

The Miami University Police Department Safety Bulletin is “provided to give students, faculty and staff timely notification about certain crimes in and around our community that may present a threat to the campus community and to heighten safety awareness,” according to the MUPD website.

Sexual assault conviction spurs discussion over safety bulletin efficacy

An Ohio man was recently sentenced to four to six years in prison for the attempted rape of a Miami University student. While the MUPD did not issue a safety bulletin for this incident, his conviction has led members of the Miami community to question whether providing updates to past bulletins would be beneficial.