Though safety of the Hokie Nation is a collective responsibility, it does require action. Individual emergency preparedness is the first and most important step in creating a resilient university environment.
On Sept. 10, 2020, the Virginia Tech Police Department received a report of a forcible fondling that occurred in Payne Hall, 600 Washington Street, on August 25, 2020. The survivor and suspect were acquaintances, and both are Virginia Tech students.
To ensure an appropriate degree of transparency, a new online dashboard will be updated each Monday to report the number of COVID-19 test results – the positive test results and total tests – among students and employees, based on the previous week’s information.
Virginia Tech essential employees’ exceptional stories of service and commitment offer valuable insights into the problem-solving, empathy, and hard work required to maintain critical operations during dynamic times.
The Virginia Tech Police Department has learned of reports across Virginia of individuals receiving unsolicited packages of unidentified seeds in the mail. If you receive such seeds, do not open them. Instead, report to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
The Virginia Tech Police Department has received multiple reports of larceny of bicycles. Bicycles have been reported stolen from areas near the residential halls, particularly on the south side of campus along Washington Street.
The Virginia Tech Police Department is committed to participating in ongoing discussions with members of our community. As a department, we will also continue to engage our employees in and explore additional education and training opportunities around recognizing implicit bias, effective communications, and de-escalation.
The rescue squad elects new officers each academic year to lead their members and help advance the campus community’s safety. This year, the squad held a virtual swearing-in ceremony on May 1 to honor and recognize their new leaders.