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University of Utah plans $925K in security improvements


August 16, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah plans to spend about $925,000 to improve safety following the killing of a student on the Salt Lake City campus.

University President Ruth Watkins had convened a task force to evaluate safety after 21-year-old Lauren McCluskey was gunned down in October by a man she briefly dated.

The task force has made two dozen recommendations, including improving building alarms, adding police patrols outside of night classes and hiring a chief security officer.

"Safety is a top priority for our campus and this committee brought forward many good ideas," Wa...

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