University Community Encouraged to Review Public Safety Information

With the start of the fall semester, the Department of Public Safety wants to encourage the campus community to become familiar with the safety tips located on its website. DPS is located in the General Services Building at the corner of Franklin and Patterson streets. The involvement of the Truman and Kirksville communities is critical to the success of the department’s efforts and they appreciate citizen input.   

Review the Emergency Procedures Flyer
Campus emergency procedure information can be found at

Sign Up For TruAlert Emergency Text Messaging System
Students can sign up for the TruAlert Emergency Text Messaging System via TruView. Sign in to TruView and click on the “Truman” tab. The registration link can be found in the lower right of the page under the “Update and View My Personal Information” channel on the “Emergency Text Messaging” link.

Sign Up For Kirksville Text Caster Weather Alerts
With the potential for bad weather, students are encouraged to sign up for local weather alerts at Messages can be sent via text or email, and users can select what messages they want to receive.

Active Shooter Preparedness Video
The Department of Public Safety created this six-minute video in an effort to educate the campus on options they have to survive an active shooter situation. The video can be found at

Siren Testing
Weather permitting, the city tests all sirens the last Friday of every month.

Bike Registration & Rules
Students are encouraged to register their bikes. Details on how to register a bike can be found at Bicycles parked on the Truman campus must be left in bicycle racks, which are provided in convenient locations. Bicycles are NOT to be left in buildings, entrances, ramps or any other hazardous locations.

To learn more about the programs, services and the operations of the department, visit For questions, or to receive additional information related to keeping the campus safe, email or call 660.785.4176.
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