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Police, students respond to sexual harassment in Meriam Library

Angelina Mendez // February 26, 2020

The University Police Department is currently requesting charges and building a case against the suspect that was allegedly involved in a sexual harassment incident that occured on Feb. 14 at the Meriam...

Police Blotter: Arrow shot into the backside of a house

Police Blotter: Arrow shot into the backside of a house

Emily Neria // February 25, 2020

Chico PD Call Type: Suspicious Circumstances Wednesday, Feb.12th, 2:01 a.m., 500 Flying V St.  Caller heard footsteps on the roof. Neighbors said that they saw someone trying to break in...

Outside picture of Whitney Hall

Suspect in Whitney Hall burglary arrested

Keyla De Los Santos // February 24, 2020

There was a residential burglary reported at Whitney Hall last Friday at approximately 11:13 p.m.  According to the information bulletin from the University Police Department, “an unknown male...

Meriam Library at Chico State.

Student reports sexual harassment in Meriam Library

Angelina Mendez // February 20, 2020

Meriam Library contacted the University Police Department reporting a sexual harassment incident involving a female student and a male adult on Feb. 14 at approximately 10:30 a.m. The student reported...

Chico State Police were present outside Meriam Library following rumors about a suspicious subject Photo credit: Kendall George

Police respond to rumors of man on campus asking suspicious questions

Kendall George // March 4, 2019

Updates: Earlier, it was reported that the Chico Police Department responded Monday morning to the rumors of a suspicious subject being on campus. It was actually the University Police Department who responded. There...

University Police Department teaches active shooter response training

University Police Department teaches active shooter response training

Brian Luong // October 24, 2018

Students, faculty and staff learned about proper response techniques to maximize safety in an active shooter situation in Colusa Hall, Tuesday morning, during a training hosted by the University Police...

Terrible Tuesday: sex crimes, assaults, and elevator malfunctions continue

Terrible Tuesday: sex crimes, assaults, and elevator malfunctions continue

Dan Christian // October 24, 2018

University Police Call Type: Elevator Malfunction Monday 3:06 p.m., Butte Hall Reporting parties advised they were stuck in elevator #3 on 2nd floor and are now out. Call Type: Elevator Malfunction Tuesday...

Chico State's Director of Environmental Health and Safety Marvin Pratt believes daily self-awareness is key to preparing for a school shooting. Photo credit: Grayson Boyer

Preparing for a university shooting

Grayson Boyer // February 12, 2018

The increase in university shootings has made preparedness for potential threats extremely important to college administrations, and Chico State is no different. According to Chico State's Director...

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Woman suspected of stealing from laundry room

Tisha Cheney // January 27, 2018

University PoliceCall Type: Suspicious SubjectMonday 8:26 a.m., Student Services Center.A pacing man warned the public that "people are chasing him."Call Type: Directed PatrolMonday 7:00 p.m., Warner Street.A...

University police reminds the campus community of safety precautions against crime. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Thefts reports involve donation jars on Chico State campus

Jacqueline Morales // November 13, 2017

University Police Department reminds students of safety precautions to prevent being victims of crime after reports claim theft on campus. Thefts involving cash taken from donation jars kept in open office...

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Man holds a sign quoting Taylor Swift lyrics

Jacqueline Morales // November 6, 2017

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Animal Call Monday 9:29 a.m., Meriam Library Man's doberman dog barked at a passerby while tabling. Call Type: Transient CallMonday 12:57 p.m., Physical Education...

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