Tagged - DPS

Next semester, trained grad students will respond to mental health calls 

Beginning Fall 2021, a new Mental Health Task Force program will be implemented so that trained UR graduate students will…

DPS now responds to text messages

Beginning yesterday, members of the UR community may contact the Department of Public Safety (DPS) via text, using the 585-275-3333…

URAC holds protest during Mangelsdorf event, demands action

On Thursday, the UR Abolition Coalition (URAC) staged a protest at the in-person Casual Conversations with President Mangelsdorf event.

Students occupy frigid DPS lot, Mangelsdorf and DPS chief promise discussion

Six hours into their Saturday occupation of the Department of Public Safety’s parking lot, student activists spoke with President Sarah Mangelsdorf and Commissioner Mark Fischer over issues surrounding DPS.

Anti-racist petitions make rounds at UR

Two petitions demanding that UR permanently ban firearms for the Department of Public Safety (DPS) have been circling UR.

We’re still not better than that

"If a student can spend over a year at this school and still not think twice about posting a picture like that, we’re doing something wrong."

At event on ‘Hands up’ photo, calls for action and healing

Group Three said that there should be racial sensitivity training in the UR curriculum. “It can’t just be an optional program,” said a staff member.

Student mimicking ‘Hands up’ pose sparks online outrage 

The painting depicts a man in a “Hands up, don’t shoot” position, surrounded by text from the 2018 proposal to arm some Public Safety officers. 

Enhanced lights for Public Safety vehicles

These lights offer constant illumination around the vehicle in the familiar blue-and-red of law enforcement.

DPS to form student advisory board

The Department of Public Safety is forming a student advisory board, giving UR students a voice in the University’s law…