The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents will invest $4.1 million into school security.
Since last August, the university has issued 22 crime alerts, 18 related to robberies, said CBS Minnesota.
The money will be spent on:
- $350,000 for additional security cameras
- $250,000 for improved lighting on campus
- $3.5 million for enhanced building access control
School President Eric Kaler says the university receives 80,000 visitors to their Twin Cities campus every day.
“All levels of the university, along with student government, local law enforcement agency partners, public officials, and nearby neighborhoods are coming together to make it clear that we will not tolerate crime on our campus and in our neighborhoods,” said Kaler.