- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 1, 2015

LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) - The University of Southern Mississippi has installed six Code Blue emergency phones on its Gulf Park campus.

The Sun Herald reports (https://bit.ly/1FfgzdO) the phones, marked with a distinctive blue light at the top, allow students to call police dispatch with the push of a single red button in case of an emergency.

They will be able to speak to dispatch and if a button is pressed and no one responds, officers will be sent to that location. The blue light on the top of the phone will also begin to flash.

There are already 50 of the phones on the Hattiesburg campus.


Information from: The Sun Herald, https://www.sunherald.com

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