Tagged - Abolition

UR community group proposes expanded, empowered Public Safety Review Board

One of those expanded powers would be approval over the Department of Public Safety’s budget. The reformed PSRB would also have around 40 members, while the current PSRB has nine.

BLM protestors poster Wilson Commons, Rush Rhees

“We want action. So no committees, no sitting down with student groups, they did that all throughout the summer, sat down with so many student leaders [...] just to pacify us,” junior Demilade Oladele said. 

Students reimagine Public Safety on campus, address lack of administrative accountability  

Many students largely agreed that the funds currently supporting DPS should be  reallocated to other departments in need of more resources, such as the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center and University Counseling Center.