Crime Prevention

Bicycle Registration (PDF)
RISD Public Safety encourages students to register their bike/scooter in an effort to deter theft. U-Locks are available at the RISD Store. Helmets should be worn at all times and traffic laws must be obeyed.

Operation Identification (PDF)
Operation ID deters theft by placing ID labels on personal property where they can be seen by a potential thief. RISD Public Safety offers this service free of charge to students, staff and faculty. Bring your laptop, iPod, MP3 player, cell phone, iPhone or any other item of value with a serial number to be recorded.

National Crime Prevention Council (PDF)
Programs are offered monthly and are posted in the RISD Public Safety Newsletter and through campus-wide announcements.

Personal Alarms (PDF)
A personal alarm is a small portable device that emit a 120 dcb siren for use as a personal safety tool. They are available to students, staff and faculty free of charge.

Red Cross First Aid and CPR training (PDF)
American Red Cross classes, including First Aid and CPR, are scheduled monthly and offered free of charge to students, staff and faculty through the RISD Department of Public Safety.

Providence's riverfront park offers a great setting for drawing and sketching, just across from RISD's Mandle Center for
Living and Learning.