WBEZ | Toni Keller http://www.wbez.org/tags/toni-keller Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Campus Crime: What students really fear http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/campus-crime-what-students-really-fear <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2010-October/2010-10-27/keller pic_1.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The recent disappearance of freshman Toni Keller in the rural college campus of Northern Illinois University has created considerable anxiety for her parents, fellow students and school officials. Despite some high profile crimes, university campuses are thought to be relatively safe havens. And studies reveal that students themselves aren&rsquo;t concerned about personal crimes so much as theft of property &ndash; their iPhones or stereos. But shootings at NIU and Virginia Tech have prompted new approaches to crime on campus. A few years ago the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.icjia.state.il.us/public/">Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority</a> initiated a series of reports looking at campus safety. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ccj.siuc.edu/documents/VitaGiblin.pdf">Dr. Matt Giblin</a> is an Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Southern Illinois University. He co-authored <a target="_blank" href="http://www.icjia.state.il.us/public/pdf/ResearchReports/Campus_Study_Final_Report_June2010.pdf">one of the studies</a> which surveyed six Illinois college campuses.</p></p> Wed, 27 Oct 2010 15:12:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/campus-crime-what-students-really-fear