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University Police respond to library evacuation controversy

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

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
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...

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
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...

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