Security Briefs

Relay injury

During Rider’s Relay For Life event, a student approached a Public Safety officer regarding a knee injury.

On April 6 at 11:48 p.m., the female resident student notified the officer on duty in the Student Recreation Center (SRC) of a possible dislocated knee. She told the officer that while dancing, she heard a “pop” in her left knee.

The officer performed a brief assessment of her knee and called an ambulance to transport the student to a nearby hospital for further treatment and evaluation.

 

Relay injury part 2

While on duty at Relay For Life, Public Safety was notified of a walking-related injury in the SRC on April 7.

At 2:05 a.m., a student approached an officer in the SRC saying she had sprained her ankle. The officer examined the ankle and noticed that it was swollen. The student was provided with several ice packs and did not request additional treatment.

 

Shocking cell

A female resident student injured herself while attempting to charge her cell phone on April 6.

At 6:21 p.m., Public Safety was called to University House on the report of an injury. The student told the officers that while she was plugging her phone charger into a power strip she was shocked and felt a sting on her lower left neck area.

The officers noticed that this area on her neck was red, but the student declined any further medical treatment. Facilities was then notified to determine the cause of the shock. Upon arrival, Facilities reset the breaker and tested the equipment.

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