We have those blue boxes on my campus, except we have no security. It dispatches the local PD, which is on the other side of town. When I was taking night classes, I noticed no significant increase in police patrols around campus. Sure made me feel safe.YES
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When I went back to college a few years back we all had to attend a mandatory safety briefing by the chief of security, he commented how much safer the campus was after they installed the “Blue Boxes”. He said all you had to do was push the button and security would be dispatched, he was not pleased with my comment “That’s cute, now you know just where to go to recover the body”.
I have also observed that many of those who don't want youngin's carrying guns on campus haven't been youngin's for quite some time.