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University police, CADEC host prescription drug take-back

University police, CADEC host prescription drug take-back

Kimberly Morales

October 24, 2019

While alcohol and marijuana reign as the most popular drugs for students on campus, one substance easily -- and often legally -- found on campus are prescription drugs.According to Chico State’s University Police Department (UPD)’s 2019 Annual Security Report, only one case of drug law a...

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 Department   The two hour long training, titled “19 seconds,” refers to the amount of...

University Police needs to maintain its watchful eyes

University Police needs to maintain its watchful eyes

Karen Limones

September 26, 2018

It’s clear that there is a need for more safety guidelines around campus. With homework, classes and extracurricular activities keeping students preoccupied, safety is not their number one priority. Therefore, as students we depend on the University Police Department to follow their mission statement in providing a safe environment for Ch...

University Police report higher numbers of stopped cyclists on campus

University Police report higher numbers of stopped cyclists on campus

Natalie Hanson

April 24, 2018

A man was stopped and cited by University Police for riding his bicycle at Chico State Tuesday at about 12:10 p.m.According to Sergeant Lance Conlan, the man had been found to be riding his bicycle in the busy area by Trinity Commons, as many students were heading to or exiting classrooms. Conlan st...

Concerned neighbor places citizen’s arrest at gunpoint

Concerned neighbor places citizen’s arrest at gunpoint

Josh Cozine

April 21, 2018

Chico Police Call Type: Assault with Deadly Weapon Monday, 6:30 a.m., corner of Downing and 1st ave A man threw his bike at another man and was arrested. Call type: Burglary Monday, 2:16 p.m., 100 block Parmac Road A gun and two guitars which in valued totaled over $10,000 were stolen from ...

Preparing for a university shooting

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 of Environmental Health and Safety Marvin Pratt, "One of our biggest challenges for this office is to...

The three pillars of support for sexual assault victims

The three pillars of support for sexual assault victims

Alex Grant

November 28, 2017

This school year University Police have received six reports of rape on campus. This figure comes from UPD’s daily crime log which is composed of initial crime reports. These reports are released to comply with the Clery Act, a federal law that requires colleges to report crimes that occur on cam...

Sleeping man almost rolls from curb into Esplanade traffic

Sleeping man almost rolls from curb into Esplanade traffic

Natalie Hanson

October 6, 2017

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Transient ProblemMonday 6:58 a.m., Bidwell Manor ApartmentsMan sleeping in bushes close to curb at Esplanade, almost rolled into traffic while asleep.Call Type: DisturbanceMonday 3:10 p.m., 1205 Park Ave.Woman reports another woman unleashed her own dog onto her.Call Typ...

Men urinate at camp site

Men urinate at camp site

Cameron O'Brien

September 4, 2017

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Illegal CampingMonday, 5:30 p.m., 968 East Ave.Five to six individuals were camped out in the back of a private residence, subjects were urinating around premises and had their belongings thrown about.Call Type: Suspicious SubjectTuesday 4:45 a.m., First AvenueTwo individua...

Chico State prepares students for Cinco de Mayo

Chico State prepares students for Cinco de Mayo

Daniel Wright

May 5, 2017

Chico State released an announcement to the student body urging safety for the holiday weekend. Chico PD indicated in the announcement that there would be no additional staffing or special event teams for the weekend. The announcement outlined three guideline students should use this weekend. · If ...

Body cameras create issues

Body cameras create issues

Rachel Reyes

April 27, 2017

Concerns about officer-involved shootings have prompted an ongoing debate about body cameras for police officers. This issue is considerably new to Chico but comes after Desmond Phillips was shot and killed by Chico Police. According to KRCR News Channel, there are differing stories of what happened between Chico Police and Desmond Phillips during this time. Having a bo...

Valentine’s day car theft

Daniel Wright

February 15, 2017

On two separate incidents, University Police responded to property crimes concerning burgled and stolen vehicles, near campus. On Feb. 13, UPD responded to University Village where one car had been stolen just after midnight, and a second car had been vandalized in a suspected burglary. Security footage of the inciden...

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