WUPD policing practices deemed ‘a national model’ for other agencies

A professional firm specializing in campus safety called Washington University Police Department’s Fair and Impartial Policing (FIP) policy a national model in recently released findings following an independent review last August.

Chalaun Lomax | Contributing Reporter

Former student to face felony charges over crimes committed on WU campus

Donnie Koonce, a former Washington University student who went by Rhett during his time at the University, is facing charges for photographing three women under their clothing without their permission.

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WU Chief of Police Strom steps down, Lt. Glenn appointed interim chief

Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced in a recent email to the Washington University community that Chief of Police Don Strom is resigning from Washington University’s Police Department, effective Dec. 28.

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WUPD, WU emergency officials detail plan in case of active shooting situation

In the wake of shootings on college campuses, students nationwide are left with questions about their universities’ precautionary measures. While Washington University has several components to its safety plan, including trainings and communication, these plans are not communicated to students with regularity.

Rachel Katzin | Contributing Reporter

The failings of WU’s health care system

“WUPD isn’t going to take me to the hospital any more.”

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WUPD bolsters credibility by cracking down on campus crime

In an incredible act of courage, Washington University Police officers arrested Ferguson protester Dan Wheeler on Monday for sneezing too loudly in the East Asian Studies library while holding a sign that read “No Justice, No Peace.”

Saul Meat | Beats by Dre Beat Reporter

Six cars broken into, one stolen outside U College class

Six cars were broken into and a seventh was stolen outside a University College glassblowing class at Third Degree Glass Factory on Thursday night.

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A night with WUPD

The Washington University Police Department is often seen by students as a group of officers who break up fraternity parties and refer intoxicated students to the judicial administrator. To help shed light on a real night in the life of a WUPD officer, Student Life shadowed WUPD officer Dave Goodwin on Friday, Sept. 26.

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Seven students arrested at Students Against Peabody protest

Seven Students Against Peabody protesters have been released after being arrested at the group’s final planned protest Friday morning. The students were arrested and charged with trespassing and disturbing the peace after attempting to cross a police line blocking entrance to the Knight Center.

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Student taken into custody for reportedly striking sophomores with SUV

A Washington University student who was driving a vehicle that reportedly struck two undergraduates near the Brookings steps late Sunday night was taken into custody Monday morning, the Office of Public Affairs confirmed.

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