Highland Heights, home to Northern Kentucky University
, has been named among the 30 safest college towns in America by online index SafeWise.com
According to the article, “there were no incidents of assault, robbery, arson, motor vehicle theft or murder in 2014.”
NKU credits an experienced campus police force and effective communication for its success in keeping more than 15,000 enrolled students safe and informed.
Recent campus safety measures include a free smartphone app that contains emergency contact information, an alert system and general tips that students can use to maintain personal safety.
Additionally, NKU conducts regular fire drills and active-shooter education programs.
Read the full SafeWise.com story here