Tagged - Public Safety

DPS proposes expanding armed officer program to River, Eastman campuses

DPS is proposing to station two armed supervising officers on mobile patrol at the River Campus and one at Eastman.

DPS Update for 9/24

Public Safety updates summarized for the week.

DPS update for 9/9/18

Public safety announcements for the week.

Despite dropped charges and a policy rewrite, student set to leave UR

Mohammed Rifat was arrested by DPS on the Residential Quad on May 26 and spent a few hours in RPD custody before being bailed out by friends.

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.