Tagged - Public Safety

Public Safety accountability board quiet on specifics

The minutes can found two hyperlinks deep from University’s email on Monday that five senior officers have been armed on the River Campus and that 30 more will follow at the Medical Center by Feb. 6.

Review board considers body cameras for armed officers

Seligman accepted in full the UR Security Commission’s recommendation to arm officers two Thursdays ago.

Reject the gun recommendation

Seligman should certainly not accept the recommendation as it now stands, and it must be subjected to careful fact-checking if he is to consider it at all.

Minority student groups vote to oppose arming DPS

“I don’t feel comfortable with the University of Rochester pairing with any of the surrounding police departments,” said junior Daniel Southwell.

Emotions and argument fill town halls on arming Public Safety

Perturbed by the prospect of arming Public Safety officers, UR students and employees worried at two recent town halls that…

Security Commission recommends arming select DPS officers

University President Joel Seligman stressed in a Thursday email to all students, faculty, and staff that no decision would be made without community input.

Police scuba team searches Genesee after report of falling person

Police did not confirm whether anyone or anything had been found.

Commission makes preliminary recommendation for limited guns at Med Center

A University commission has made a preliminary recommendation to arm a handful of Public Safety officers at the Medical Center, though it will neither be considered nor publicized by UR until the fall semester.