Public Safety Alert Updates
Wed 8/15/2018 8:22 AM
E K U Alert: All Clear: The emergency condition has ended. It is safe to resume normal activities. Incident involved Richmond Police and was off campus.
Madison County 911 informed us of a situation occurring off campus with Richmond Police searching for an individual they believed may be armed. The subject fled in an unknown direction of travel. Because of the proximity to campus, we issued the alert out of an abundance of caution.
Wed 8/15/2018 7:57 AM
E K U Alert: Madison County 911 advised male subject was possibly headed away from campus in the direction of First Baptist Church.
Wed 8/15/2018 7:41 AM
E K U Alert: Dangerous Situation reported on or near Richmond Campus involving possibly armed individual with intent to harm. https://go.eku.edu/secureinplace
E K U Alert: Dangerous Situation reported on or near Richmond Campus involving possibly armed individual with intent to do harm. Police are responding. Updates to follow.
Secure In Place:
Secure your hiding place by locking or barricading doors and windows.
Conceal yourself and take cover.
If a person enters your building with a weapon, immediately evacuate the building.
If a person is seen outdoors with a weapon, seek shelter in the nearest unsecured building or leave the area.
Warn other people in the area, provide assistance as you are able, and try to remain calm.
Protect yourself. Avoid the area or hide out, by seeking shelter, and taking cover, in a secure place within a building.
You should look for small, interior, securable, spaces to hide out in.