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 How to Prepare for an Extreme Emergency on Campus - cheyney police department - 610-399-2405

Guidelines are listed in the link below, that can help and assist our Cheyney Campus Community in the unlikely event of an Active Shooter.  Cheyney University Police Officers are highly trained in this area and will guide you in the right steps to take if we ever experience a situation such as the tragedy at Virginia Tech several years ago.  Guidelines have been developed for your protection.  Please take a few minutes and familiarize yourself with them so you know what to do in the event of a Violent Behavior Situation.

Remember, The best prevention is to BE PREPARED! 

Take a moment and watch our Power Point Presentation on Active Shooter instructions -Active Shooter

Cheyney Police Officers are highly trained to protect the University at all costs.  Officers go through mandatory training in all categories to handle dangerous situations.  All police officers in surrounding communities undergo Active Shooter training as well. 

Watch this video clip of how University Police train for potential Active Shooter situations to keep you safe from harm.

 Active Shooter Training Video

Watch this video clip of what you should do if you are involved in an Active Shooter situation.  3 options - Run - Hide - Fight

                                                                     Run - Hide - Fight


Please review the U.S. Department of Homeland Security "If You See Something, Say Something" Campaign website for important information:

                                                             "If You See Something, Say Something"



    It takes Cheyney University to Protect Cheyney University

A Well Informed, Alert University plays a critical role in keeping our campus community safe!


Be Prepared - Know what to do in an emergency!

Guidelines for Violent Behavior


 Emergency Operating Plan


Please review our Emergency Operating Plan Quick Reference Guide so you can be prepared in the event of an Emergency. This guide is to assist faculty, staff and students in responding to a variety of emergency situations, which they may encounter at Cheyney University (CU) while working, attending classes or events, or living on campus. 

 Please become familiar with the contents of this guide. In the event of an emergency, it is designed to serve as a quick reference for effective action. New employees and students should be made aware of this guide during orientation. If there are any questions or comments regarding this guide, please contact the Cheyney Police Department at 610-399-2405 or Environmental Health and Safety Department at 610-399-2449 or Human Resources at 610-399-2410.

 In order to protect yourself and others, each CU faculty, staff and student should know what to do in an emergency. Your response to any incident must focus on minimizing injury and loss of life. Do not jeopardize your safety or the safety of others to protect the physical assets of the University.


CU Emergency Operating Plan Quick Reference Guide