Police Beat

WUPD finds no weapon after shelter-in-place in response to report of armed person on East End

The University did not fully clarify that information in the 5:46 p.m. security memo sent after the University instructed community members to shelter in place for almost an hour. 

and | Senior News Editor and Editor-in-Chief

People in two vehicles shoot at each other on Delmar Blvd., stray bullet hits WU students’ apartment window

The students were not hurt, but two occupants of one vehicle were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

and | Senior News Editors

Among calls for abolition, experts weigh costs and benefits of WUPD for the campus and community

After a summer of nationwide protests over systemic racism and police brutality, college students across the country have looked to implement calls for racial justice at a local level by demanding the abolition of university police departments. At Washington University, more than 100 students recently marched across campus demanding the abolition of the Washington University […]

Gabby Hyman | Staff Reporter

‘The University is out of time’: BLSA and WUGWU students frustrated by WU’s lack of answers

Chancellor Andrew Martin evaded questions about policing and other Washington University actions during a Friday virtual meeting organized by the Black Law Students Association and the Washington University Undergraduate and Graduate Workers Union.

| Senior News Editor

Two WU students robbed during armed carjacking on Pershing Ave

Two Washington University students were robbed on the 6100 block of Pershing Avenue at 10:40 p.m., Feb. 28.

| News Editor

Student assaulted near Delmar and Westgate

The Washington University Police Department alerted students to an aggravated assault of a student early Feb. 9, in a security memo sent later that day.

Noah Slaughter | Staff Reporter

News in brief: Coronavirus update, two off-campus gunpoint robberies

The Washington University International Travel Oversight Committee Executive Body enacted a travel restriction for all University-supported trips to mainland China in the wake of the global coronavirus outbreak, Jan. 29.

| Senior News Editor

St. Louis startup Noonlight to partner with Tinder, Match

Safety features designed by St. Louis tech startup Noonlight will now be incorporated into dating apps through a new partnership with Match Group, a major online dating company.

| News Editor

Martin announces increased WUPD presence off campus

Chancellor Andrew Martin announced plans to increase Washington University Police Department presence in off-campus neighborhoods, increase the number of shuttles and optimize the emergency communication system in an email to the student body, Jan. 13.

| Senior News Editor

WUPD responds to two armed robberies on Westgate Ave

Two armed robberies took place on the 700 block of Westgate Avenue at 12:24 a.m., Dec. 7.

| News Editor

Sign up for the email edition

Stay up to date with everything happening as Washington University returns to campus.

Subscribe