Articles by: Robert Williams

Snow my god: Winter parking woes

Snow my god: Winter parking woes

Every week, Colby Director of Security Bob Williams writes about a security issue that may affect the student population. As I am writing this, there is a winter storm slamming central Maine. The storm didn’t come by surprise. It actually started last Tuesday (seven days ago) and marched across the United States dumping up to a foot of snow in […]

Security Corner: Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Security Corner: Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Every week, Colby Director of Security Bob Williams writes about a security issue that may affect the student population. Well it’s happened. No matter how much some people hoped it wouldn’t, it did. And like every other time it happened for the first time, it caused havoc. This time was no different.  The first snowfall of the year has arrived. […]

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Security Corner: National Fire Prevention Month

Security Corner: National Fire Prevention Month

Every week, Colby Director of Security Robert Williams writes about a security issue that may affect the student population. October is National Fire Prevention Month. We take fire safety for granted especially at schools and colleges because the instances of fires are low compared to residential housing and commercial buildings. But, they are still a problem.  A cow is responsible […]

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Security Corner: Drinking on and off campus

Security Corner: Drinking on and off campus

Every week, Colby Director of Security Robert Williams writes about a security issue that may affect the student population.  So you’re hanging out behind Alfond Commons waiting for the shuttle, finishing off the beer that you took with you from the party you just left. This scene is becoming way too familiar and technically this is against the law.  This […]

Security Corner with Bob Williams: Running Safety

Security Corner with Bob Williams: Running Safety

Every week, Colby Director of Security Robert Williams writes about a security issue that may affect the student population. Now that the new academic year has started and students are back, many are taking advantage of the nice weather and running outside.  To ensure everyone makes it back safely from their run I want to remind you of the running […]

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Maine’s new Hands Free Law

Maine’s new Hands Free Law

Every week, Colby Director of Security Robert Williams writes about a security issue that may affect the student population.  On Sept. 19, 2019 Maine became the 19th state to ban the use of all handheld electronic devices and portable electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle.  What does this mean? What about your GPS? What if you have an emergency […]

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