University Police

Crime Prevention Programming

University Police offers a series of campus watch programs designed to enhance the safety of the campus community. For more information about these programs, please contact us.

Alcohol Awareness

This program provides information on alcohol with respect to the criminal laws and safety precautions. It is designed to help students understand the effects of alcohol and to enable them to make good choices related to drinking and driving.

Bicycle Registration

We encourage members of the CNU community to register their bicycles with University Police, which will assist officers in recovering lost or stolen bicycles.

“Class Action”

Through a program developed by the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, college students learn about the laws of Virginia as they relate to young adults. Participants learn their relationship to the law and the importance of personal responsibility in our society. The program teaches not only the specifics of our rights, but also the limits on our behavior as citizens of the commonwealth.

Drug Awareness

University Police officers provide an overview of the various narcotics typically abused by young people, and help students identify and understand the effects of the drugs. The program also discusses the types of environments where illegal drugs may be found.

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)®

The Rape Aggression Defense system is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women.

It is a comprehensive course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance, and progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training. RAD is not a martial arts program. The course it taught by University police and other certified RAD instructors.

For more information, email

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