The Orion

University police department: Students don’t trust increased police presence

Cheif John Reid took permanent post as chief of UPD in Dec. 2017. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Kimberly Morales

October 26, 2019

Within the last year, police presence has been increased on campus -- and reactions have been mixed, according to the University Police Department.When students voice their concerns about their safety, many show reluctance to report possible crimes or concerns, according to UPD Chief John Reid. Why some ...

Community Service Officer interviews begin, promises law enforcement experience

Community Service Officer interviews begin, promises law enforcement experience

Josh Cozine

April 10, 2018

University Police conducted interviews Monday for prospective students looking for law enforcement training.Most years, the university police look to hire new Community Service Officers, usually to replace those that have graduated and moved on. This year the program is also hoping to expand, according...

Senior Spotlight: Inspired to protect and serve

Amanda Lincoln, a senior criminal justice major, wants to follow in her family's footsteps and has been taking steps toward becoming a law enforcement officer. Photo credit: Malik Payton

Nicole Santos

March 6, 2015

Jumping a five-foot wall and completing pushups and situps in under a minute aren’t tasks one must complete for a Chico State exam. However, it is what Amanda Lincoln does to prepare for her future career. Lincoln, a senior criminal justice major, is in the process of pursuing a law enforcement career after graduation and following in the footsteps of her famil...

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