I’ve tried doing this the right way, I really have. There has to be a way the University can keep students safe from known threats.
Washington University Police Department received accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. following the conclusion of a three-year assessment process in March.
Chancellor Mark Wrighton announced an update to “clarify and streamline” regulations on the possession of weapons, explosives and fireworks on campus in an email sent to the University community Tuesday.
With the recent string of armed robberies occurring near Washington University’s Danforth Campus, I started to ask myself why they were happening.
Some students have raised concerns about public safety communications after an armed robbery occurred on the Centennial Walkway Oct. 31 around 12:35 a.m., and only certain off-campus residents were notified due to a technical issue.
The Student Life editorial board urges the Washington University Police Department—and any other offices associated with dissemination of alerts—to send all security memos and related warnings to all Washington University students, regardless of housing circumstance.
Washington University administrators discussed the University’s preparedness for active shooter situations on the Danforth Campus as the one-year anniversary of the April 21 shooting of a Bon Appetit employee approaches.
Chancellor Mark Wrighton joined over 470 other university presidents and chancellors in signing an open letter in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects students whose immigration status would otherwise be threatened.
The Washington University Police Department recorded an almost 50 percent increase in campus bike thefts during the months of September and October.
Mark Glenn will serve as the Washington University Police Department’s new Chief of Police, the University announced Friday. Although Glenn has long-term goals focusing on community involvement and advocacy, his first major task will be to prepare campus for the frenzy of protests and political activity that many anticipate to arrive with the upcoming presidential debate Washington University will host this October.