The Orion

University Police respond to library evacuation controversy

Chief John Reid of University Police. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Kimberly Morales

November 20, 2019

Student safety has been in the public eye, with two incidents involving a sudden, improvised evacuation in the Meriam Library and a suspicious message carved into the wall of a bathroom in the library.While both cases were deemed non-threats, students have been criticizing the communication Chico Sta...

How prepared is Chico State?

On April 17th, Director of Environment and Health Safety, Marvin Pratt, talks about the importance of campus safety. Photo credit: Maria Ramirez

Mathew Miranda

May 2, 2018

Chico State planned for its first active shooter drill during school session on April 20, however campus officials announced April 19 that the drill would be postponed and rescheduled for a future date. Margolis Healy, a professional services firm specializing in campus safety and security for universities and ...

Police chief is to be appointed permanently at Chico State

John Reid is considered for the permanent position as Chief of Police, according to DBF. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Jacqueline Morales

December 6, 2017

Chico State's position for a permanent chief police is recommended to be appointed to the current interim chief at Chico State. John M. Reid has been working on campus since Sept. 5 as interim chief police after Chief John Feeney ended his position Aug. 2 and was temporarily replaced by Lt. Corinne ...

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