Tagged - Public Safety
Public Safety reports armed robbery attempt near Hill Court Footbridge
DPS commended the victim for their reaction. “You never know what’s in a person’s mind,” Assistant DPS Director Commander Dana Perrin said. “I think the victim just reacted very quickly and made an almost unconscious [choice] that they wanted to separate from the suspect.”
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.
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.
Genesee Hall residents targeted by jealous classmates, pelted with veggies
Victims were pelted with various rotten fruits and vegetables from a passing vehicle, and also reported hearing someone shout, ‘Sue B. in the house!’"
Feldman’s decision: No new armed DPS shifts, but freedom for armed supervisors
The decision took six months, a sit-in demonstration, a public forum, and a new 27-person committee.
Gun proposal recommendations to be released by week’s end, Feldman’s decision to come
The Review Board voted on their recommendation for the proposal on Tuesday. Feldman said he received their recommendation the following day.
Surprise K-9 visit gets UR riled up, but no evidence of forced entry or rumored pot bust
Director of Public Safety Mark Fischer believed concurrent visits by RPD and the fire marshal could have fueled the rumors.
Do more guns equal more campus security? Not all agree.
A mini-documentary on the ongoing heated debate over guns at the University of Rochester.