Washington University Police Chief Mark Glenn will create a student advisory group to improve communications between the Washington University Police Department and the student body.
Teaching Racial Understanding Through Honesty and Student Union held a discussion on community policing with police leaders from the Washington University Policy Department, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and Washington University faculty and administration in Umrath Lounge Oct. 17.
In light of Student Life’s reporting on recent crime in the area, WUPD offered to let a reporter ride along with an officer for a night. The following is an account of what happened on Thursday, Oct. 4.
In the letter, Sanger explained the findings of the independent investigation into the situation launched by the mayor’s office and the Board of Aldermen. In the report, Sanger outlined his belief that the police officers involved acted properly, citing that some of the students were carrying IHOP to-go bags, were walking from the general area of the restaurant and were the only visible people on the street.
Another carjacking incident was reported on the 6000 block of Pershing Avenue Thursday night.
Washington University will subsidize up to two Uber rides to and from campus per day for students living north and south of the Delmar Loop and in the Skinker-DeBaulevaire neighborhoods after entering into a contract with the ride-sharing company, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Administrative Officer Hank Webber wrote in an email to Student Life Sunday.
Washington University administrators addressed the recent wave of crime near campus and outlined new security measures in separate emails sent to parents and students Sept. 18.
A carjacking incident during which a Washington University student was held at gunpoint occurred on Waterman Boulevard near the Des Peres Avenue intersection around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
A carjacking incident during which a Washington University student was held at gunpoint occurred between Rosedale and Pershing avenues around 7:50 p.m. Sunday.
An armed robbery took place near the 6600 block of Washington Ave. Friday night.
According to the report by Washington University Police Department, at approximately 8:40 p.m., two graduate students were approached by two unidentified individuals with handguns visible.